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Michael Moore Mocks Trump For Being Afraid Of Megyn Kelly [VIDEO]

Michael Moore chided Donald Trump for being afraid of Megyn Kelly and backing out of the upcoming Republican debate Tuesday night on “The Kelly File.”

Tuesday on Fox News, Moore said Kelly has “done something that Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Rubio, Cruz, none of them have been able to do, which is to essentially frighten him, make him run, shut him down.” (RELATED: Trump Backs Out Of Fox News Debate [VIDEO])

The timing for the Moore interview occurred minutes after Trump announced that he was not going to attend Thursday night’s Fox News Republican primary debate because he think Kelly is biased against him. Moore began the interview by asking the host, “What does this feel like for you? Because you don’t want to be the story, you’re the journalist.” (RELATED: Donald Trump Reignites Drama With Megyn Kelly Ahead Of Fox News Debate)

Kelly responded, “I get to ask the questions here, you have to answer them.”

“No, I feel bad for you,” Moore said. “What is [Trump] afraid of?”

The film maker argued, “I’m sitting here, I don’t feel any fear.”

“You shouldn’t. I’m a pussycat,” Kelly claimed.

“Donald, come now,” Moore begged. “Come sit beside me. I’ll hold your hand. She’s fine.”

Kelly, clearly embarrassed by Moore’s praise, kept telling the documentary filmmaker to “stop that.”

Noticing Kelly’s clearly jovial mood, despite the Trump drama swirling around her, Moore said, “You’re okay, aren’t you? You’re not feeling bad right now… Because I was thinking I was going to be like, ‘Hey, maybe I’ll take you out to dinner afterwards.’ And you know, we could talk, you can emote. You know, get it out. You know, I’m here for you. That’s just what I’m saying. You just didn’t deserve to be treated this way.” (RELATED:Drama Continues: Trump Questions Megyn Kelly’s Bias Ahead Of Fox News Debate [VIDEO])

After reassurance from Kelly that she was in fact “fine,” Moore said, “You have done something that Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Rubio, Cruz, none of them have been able to do, which is to essentially frighten him, make him run, shut him down.”

Kelly pleaded with Moore, “Would you move on from the Trump situation?”

But Moore continued, “But you’ve done — everybody has tried to do this for months and you did it.”

Later, at the end of the interview, Moore said, “I just want to say, Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch, to get elected president in this country, you have to come on this network. You have to play ball with this network. Donald Trump today said, ‘I’m not playing ball with this network.’ That’s a historic moment and it’s going to be interesting to see… where the real power is. Trump thinks he doesn’t need Fox News. I think Fox News probably has something else to say about that. And it will be interesting to see where do the powers that be go with this. Again, you’ve made this happen. You caused this crisis upstairs here.”

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