Former Fox News broadcaster Megyn Kelly bashed tennis star Naomi Osaka over her appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, and she was roundly attacked by other social media users.
The 23-year-old Osaka withdrew from the French Open and skipped Wimbledon, saying that her mental health struggles made post-game media conferences difficult, and Kelly was criticized for suggesting the athlete was hypocritical for taking part in the photo shoot.
@megynkelly Everyone focuses on how @megynkelly is a right-wing hack in her reporting, but too little on her also being a bad person.— David Rothschild (@David Rothschild) 1626722334.0
@megynkelly So you are objecting to a young Black/Asian sports phenom raising awareness about mental illness to sav… https://t.co/6agpubf3k6— Victoria Brownworth #GetVaccinatedNOW (@Victoria Brownworth #GetVaccinatedNOW) 1626726349.0
@megynkelly Osaka has every right to do photoshoots (which was done last year, as well as her Netflix documentary)… https://t.co/QAYEhEoRtu— Milton E. Malespin, Esq. (@Milton E. Malespin, Esq.) 1626718644.0
@megynkelly Hey Megyn what time is your network show on? I want to enjoy that quality journalistic talent! I keep c… https://t.co/GlrlJX2wdH— Christopher Keelty 🏳️🌈 (@Christopher Keelty 🏳️🌈) 1626722175.0
@Gayer_Than_Thou @megynkelly But @megynkelly DOES understand, making cheap postshots is simply her thing #TryingToStayRelevant— Leslie Robertson (@Leslie Robertson) 1626720536.0
@cg_evie @megynkelly And going after another person/woman of color again..she really wishes she had even a hint of a tan..🤣🤣😑— nochaser (@nochaser) 1626729343.0