WWE Talent No Longer Appearing On Megyn Kelly Today

You won't see WWE superstars on the Megyn Kelly Show this week.

Kelly recently defended the idea of using Blackface for Halloween costumes, which caused backlash from viewers and fans online. You can view the video above. Kelly apologized for the comments, but NBC has distanced themselves from her as a result and CNN reports that she will be off the show permanently.

WWE superstars were scheduled to appear on Thursday's episode of the show, but a re-run will air in place of a live episode. Ronda Rousey and Nikki Bella were scheduled to appear on Thursday's show in order to hype this Sunday's WWE Evolution event.

Mike Johnson of PWInsider reports that WWE made the decision to pull their talent from the show. However, according to Mediatite, NBC decided late Wednesday night to air a re-run on Thursday.

Nikki Bella will still appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday night.

Bella and Rousey are set to headline WWE Evolution this Sunday. Fightful will provide live coverage of the historic first-ever all-women's pay-per-view event.

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