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Megyn Kelly Brushes Off Her RNC Dress Haters: 'I Can Be Smart and Challenging While Wearing Spaghetti Straps'

by Alex Ungerman 2:55 PM PST, December 19, 2016
Playing Megyn Kelly Brushes Off Her RNC Dress Haters: 'I Can Be Smart and Challenging While Wearing Spaghetti Straps'

Megyn Kelly is not apologizing for the spaghetti straps.

The Kelly File host responded to the flack she caught back in July for her fashion choice while reporting at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, by pointing out that it's really not an issue worth the "meltdown" it caused.

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“It was a lovely dress,” the 46-year-old newswoman tells The New York Times. "A convention is a kind of free-form extravaganza, and there are certain settings where you can take risks."

"So I just thought: ‘Yes, I can do this,'" Kelly adds. "I can be smart and challenging while I wear spaghetti straps, and everyone is just going to have to get their heads around that."

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Meanwhile, the anchor, who has in the past found herself at odds with Donald Trump, recently opened up about the election and how her daughter is afraid of the president-elect.

Watch the video below.

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