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Less slugging, more hugging: Megyn Kelly shifts focus with NBC morning show

Less slugging, more hugging: Megyn Kelly shifts focus with NBC morning show

Talk about rebranding. Megyn Kelly, who spent most of the last two years at Ground Zero of the culture wars, says she’s ready to move on to new topics on television.

“I don’t want to do politics,” the former Fox News star said in a telephone interview.

“I’m done talking about Trump and [Mitch] McConnell and Paul Ryan and Chuck Schumer every night,” she said of the president and three congressional leaders. “Stick a fork in me. Done!”

On the eve of one of the biggest TV show launches in the past decade — “Megyn Kelly Today” debuts at 9 a.m. Monday on NBC — the 46-year-old host says she’s mainly excited about finally getting to do the kind of talk show she has long...