Megyn Kelly said her final goodbye to viewers Friday night and said she was “better for having been here.”
The Fox News anchor got emotional as she talked about her time at the channel before she signed off for the last time on the network, promising her viewers she would see them “again soon.” (RELATED: Tucker Carlson’s New Show Has Epic Ratings Premiere — Beats CNN And MSNBC Combined)
“Night after night, you have welcomed us in your homes for some of the biggest moments of recent history,” Kelly told her viewers. “We have tried to live up to the honor of being there. I am sincerely grateful for your trust, your patience and your good humor over the years, which is one of the reasons why saying goodbye is so hard.” (RELATED: Tucker Carlson To Replace Megyn Kelly In 9 P.M. Fox News Slot)
“The truth is, I’m lucky to have been doing a job whose ending is bittersweet, and I leave you knowing I am better for having been here,” she added. ” I hope you feel the same. Thank you for everything, and I’ll see you again soon.”
Kelly confirmed she was leaving the network to take a job with NBC News earlier this week. Her role at the network will be broad as she will reportedly host a daytime show, anchor a Sunday evening magazine show and take part in breaking news and special event coverage.