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Fox presenters end fight over Trump, put it down to 'being Irish'

Megyn Kelly claimed Donald Trump only goes on Sean Hannity’s show because he doesn’t ask difficult questions.
Oct 7th 2016, 3:23 PM 45,812 77

MEGYN KELLY HAS downplayed her war of words with Fox News colleague Sean Hannity, putting it down to their Irish roots.

Kelly and Hannity made headlines this week after a back-and-forth over Donald Trump.

The former kicked things off when she said the Republican presidential nominee preferred going on Hannity’s show because he doesn’t ask difficult questions.

“Donald Trump, with all due respect to my friend at 10 o’clock, will go on Hannity and pretty much only Hannity, and will not venture out to the unsafe spaces these days,” Kelly said on air.

She also criticised Hillary Clinton, the Democratic party nominee, for failing to do tough interviews.

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In response, Hannity claimed Kelly was a supporter of Clinton.

Kelly attempted to draw a line under the spat today, tweeting a photo of her and Hannity with the caption: “We’re Irish. It’s complicated.”

Graham Linehan, among many others, wasn’t buying it.

Trump and Kelly famously fell out last year after the presidential candidate claimed she treated him unfairly in a television debate.

At the time, Trump said Kelly had “blood coming out her eyes” and “blood coming out of her … wherever.” He later denied this was a reference to her being on her period.

Earlier this year, things further soured when he skipped another debate moderated by Kelly and called her “highly overrated” and “crazy” on Twitter.

The pair later made up following a meeting at Trump Tower in New York.

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