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The staff at Megyn Kelly Today got a chance to speak with human resources on Wednesday, and voice their concerns about the host of their show.
An NBC insider tells DailyMail.com that employees on the show made it very clear to that they were 'disgusted' by Kelly's blackface comments and 'didn’t like her personally.'
Staffers were also informed by NBC that they were members of the Today team at a time when there jobs appeared to be on the line.
Meanwhile, a member of the NBC team tells DailyMail.com that there will be another meeting on Thursday at 10am after NBC made the decision to keep Kelly off the air for the remainder of the week.
'Given the circumstances, Megyn Kelly Today will be on tape the rest of the week,' said an NBC spokesperson.?
A source at the network said that it seemed inevitable that Kelly would be phased out just like Billy Bush, with the host being kept off the air on Thursday and Friday before the network announces the show.
Kelly has made few friends and many enemies during her first year on Today, angering a number of veteran employees with her segments about sexual misconduct allegations against Matt Lauer and Tom Brokaw.??
Kelly brought in an almost entirely new staff when she began on Today, including her own publicists and producers as well as a dedicated crew, when she started at the 9am hour in her brand new $10 million studio.
Prior to that, the third hour was filmed in the same studio as the first two hours of the Today show, requiring little additional crew.?
Should the show return to that format, it would likely be difficult to keep all of the Megyn Kelly Today staff employed at the network, but NBC told staffers not to worry on Wednesday according to one person who was present at the meeting.
The NBC insider also noted that Kelly is not the only problem, stating: 'If NBC is serious about fixing this place there are a few people that need to go with Megyn.'
Despite claiming there were 'a few' that needed to go, the insider only name one.?
'If Megyn is leaving they better also be telling us that Jackie Levin is following her out the door,' said the insider, referring to the show's executive producer.
'This needs to be a joint departure as they have simultaneously created a toxic environment that needs to be wiped clean from NBC News forever.'
That individual went on to explain: 'Executive producers are responsible for their talent, and while I use that word lightly when describing Megyn, Jackie had zero control of her and enabled a culture of toxicity at the show.'
The insider also expressed her belief that Noah Oppenheim and Lack should have fired Levin when an internal memo detailing how much employees did not like working for her was leaked to DailyMail.com.
It is not just employees who have grown tired of Kelly either, with one major executive also voicing his frustration with the embattled host.
The Daily Beast obtained a transcript from a town hall that was held on Wednesday, in which?NBC News Chairman Andy Lack did not hold back when going after Kelly.
'There is no other way to put this, but I condemn those remarks,' said Lack.
'There is no place on our air or in this workplace for them. Very unfortunate.'
He went on to state: 'The team did an excellent job covering it properly. I thought Craig [Melvin] and Al [Roker] brought a thoughtfulness and a context to it that was sorely missing, and they really did this company and our audience a real public service.'
Kelly looks to be preparing for battle, having hired a high-profile litigator on Wednesday at almost the exact same time that she was dropped by her talent agency, CAA.?
The Hollywood Reporter revealed late Wednesday that Kelly had obtained the services of?Bryan Freedman, who earlier this year filed a gender bias claim against Paramount following the termination of executive Amy Powell.?
That case was settled in September for an undisclosed sum.?
The news of Kelly's new legal representation came on the heels of DailyMail.com breaking the story that Kelly was? preparing to exit the network.
Multiple sources at multiple networks told DailyMail.com on Wednesday that members of Kelly's team had been in contact about finding a new home for the Today host.
Those networks were not biting though, with one executive at ABC saying: 'We wouldn't hire her in a million years. She's toxic and her personal brand is finished.'
An insider at CAA - the agency that represented Kelly - confirmed that the calls to other networks and news organizations were indeed taking place, but claimed that it was all standard practice.
'There have been some preliminary discussions, but it is normal for agents to be aware of what's out there, but nothing significant yet,' said the insider.
That individual then added: 'I wouldn't make too much of it.'?
When asked for comment, Kelly's publicist said that reports of any person on Kelly's team reaching out to other networks were 'absolutely false.'
At the same, an NBC executive told DailyMail.com that Kelly will not be missed if she does decide to jump ship.
'That hour used to be a ratings hit with Al Roker and Tamron Hall and it was relatively inexpensive to produce,' said the executive.?
'Now viewers get to witness the greatest example of white privilege on television. She defended blackface. I mean how is this acceptable in any way? She needs to go.'
That same executive was also critical of the decision to hire Kelly, calling on Andy Lack and Noah Oppenheim to step up and get rid of the $69 million woman.??
'Andy and Noah need to own this mistake and fire her. There shouldn't be a place for someone with these views to remain on NBC News,' said that executive.
'Andy and Noah both should be held accountable too. They gave her the $69 million and all she has delivered is scandal after scandal. Add production costs and they are responsible for a $100 million dollar s*** show at 9am every morning.'?
Some employees are done listening though, and hoping this is the end of the road for Kelly.?
'Her limited tenure here has been an embarrassing joke - offends Jane Fonda, kisses Alex Jones' a**, defends blackface. I mean what is next?' asked one.
And a veteran network correspondent said: 'It's time NBC transferred Megyn from the News Division to Bravo. She'd fit in perfectly on the Real Housewives of New York as all she seems capable of doing is creating drama and controversy.'
That corespondent then got serious, noting that 'this is the network that created Barbara Walters, Tim Russert, Maria Shriver and Katie Couric.'?
'How the hell did it come to Megyn Kelly? I can't understand how Steve Burke hasn't called and handed Andy Lack his marching orders for overseeing this expensive disgrace,' said the corespondent.
'How must our African American colleagues feel? It's an absolute disgrace and NBC News shouldn't stand for it. Clearly they do as she'll be on the air again tomorrow.'