JPMorgan Chase Pulls Megyn Kelly Ads Over Interview With Alex Jones

Megyn Kelly Alex Jones Info Wars
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is asking NBC to remove local TV ads and digital spots from Megyn Kelly’s NBC newsmagazine until after her interview with Infowars founder Alex Jones airs.

The Wall Street Journal reported that the company had asked for the withdrawal of the spots, as well as on other NBC News programming and promotions for the interview. A source confirmed the report.

Kristin Lemkau, chief marketing officer, tweeted earlier on Monday that “as an advertiser, I’m repulsed that @megynkelly would give a second of airtime to someone who says Sandy Hook and Aurora are hoaxes.”

Kelly teased the interview on her show on Sunday as a “riveting exchange.” It is set to air on June 18.

She defended interviewing Jones, known for pushing conspiracy theories, by noting that President Trump has praised him and has been on his show. She also noted that Infowars has a White House press credential. “Many don’t know him; our job is 2 shine a light,” she tweeted.

But family members of the victims of the 2012 mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School have protested the move, blaming Jones for promoting the idea that the tragedy was a hoax. Parents say that they have been trolled by those who believe the same thing.

Jones on Monday called for Kelly to cancel the airing of their interview, claiming that it is “misrepresenting” his views on Sandy Hook.

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  1. Noel O'Neill says:

    Maybe fame is the name of the game? But not really when the standards have been at an all time low. This is an all time low.!

  2. John Miller says:

    Kelly is just a random tabloid TV personality. How could anyone be “surprised” that she goes for sensationalism on her show?

  3. paully says:

    Alex Jones seems like his brain is scrambled.. maybe from a government ray gun..

  4. Inspector clouseau says:

    Hey Ted — real slick of you guys deleting 3/4 ths of my comment seeing as there wasn’t one word of profanity there. Guess Sandy Hook is a dirty word huh??

  5. Toni says:

    Omg just cancel the show.
    And
    cancel Kelly career she’s a falsifier,
    tells half truths, a lie, and promotes it as fact. Outright lies.
    including her face is all plastic surgery, take a look at her high school pic.
    And Roger ailes, who does that to a friend and promoter of her so called
    career. The devil.

  6. Alex Jones is also antisemitic scum. Shame on anyone who legitimizes him, including Howard Stern.

  7. Inspector clouseau says:

    LMAO. Yeah that’s real shocking. Can’t have him trying to rock the Globalists boat.

  8. James Wooten says:

    I find giving that Idiot any air time, the same as reshooting the KIDS at Sandy Hook and Aurora!!!!!

  9. lindsey says:

    lol are we supposed to applaud the ethics of one of banking conglomerates ahaha too much

    • Michael anthony says:

      I don’t care about the banks ethics. And found to center on that shows how disinterested you are in the murder of small children. That’s the point. Got it?

  10. AllWiledUp says:

    Jones’ lawyer admitted in his recent custody hearing that Jones doesn’t believe a word of the BS he promotes, he’s a “performance artist”. His “performance art” insults people who have suffered the terrible tragedy of a loss of a child. Jones’ crazy and paranoid fans have threatened the parents of Sandy Hook children. Jones is a living obscenity and any publicity provides him the oxygen he craves. Let him suffocate.

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