Megyn Kelly Interviews Sandy Hook Denier Alex Jones — Should NBC Have Let It Air? (Watch Video)

It’s the interview that could have easily never seen the light of day.

Shrouded in controversy, NBC proceeded with its broadcast of Megyn Kelly’s Sunday Night interview with InfoWars host Alex Jones, a radical conspiracy theorist infamous for suggesting that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. was a hoax.

During the Q&A, Jones restated his belief that “there was cover-up and manipulation” to support his previous claim that “the whole thing,” in regards to the massacre, was “fake.” Jones then attempted to change the subject when asked about his assertion that parents faked the deaths of their children, saying that people don’t ever seem to get as upset about the “half-million dead Iraqis from the sanctions” and “all the illegals pouring in.” Kelly proceeded to stop him, insisting that he was purposely dodging her questions. In response, Jones once again changed course by saying that “the media never covers all the evil wars.”

Kelly also asked Jones about his immediate response to the May 22 terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande performance in Manchester, England. The tragedy, which left 22 dead and dozens of others wounded, including children, was at the time summed up by Jones as “the bombing of liberal trendies.”

“I’m sorry I didn’t blow them up. I know. But I did something bad, though?” he asked sarcastically, to which Kelly pointed out that he was speaking about children as young as eight years old. He continued by once again wagging his finger at the mainstream media, blaming initial news reports for not specifying the ages of the victims. Kelly would go on to characterize his response — a mix of “reckless accusation, followed by equivocations and excuses” — as “classic Alex Jones.”

Later, Kelly grilled Jones about his alleged influence over noted fan President Donald Trump, who as a candidate appeared on InfoWars in 2015 and referred to Jones’ reputation as “amazing.”

“I think my influence on Trump is way, way lower than what [the mainstream media] has said,” Jones argued. “He has called sometimes, talked about politics and thanked me. Stuff like that. That’s it.” Jones would go on to say that he and Trump are on “friendly” terms, but refused to give Kelly an exact number when pressed on how many phone calls he’s exchanged with POTUS since he took office.

Since announcing that Jones would be an interview subject, Kelly and NBC have faced a barrage of criticism for giving the conspiracy theorist another high-profile platform. What’s more, NBC’s Newtown affiliate opted not to air the interview at all.

In the days leading up to the broadcast, Kelly defended her decision to interview Jones, suggesting that the segment was fueled by curiosity about his growing audience of millions of Americans and the support he’s received from Trump. At the top of the broadcast, Kelly referred to Jones’ many conspiracies as “not just offensive, but dangerous,” but also suggested that he’s “not going away.”

Was NBC wrong to give airtime to Alex Jones? Weigh in via our poll, then drop your thoughts in a comment below.

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119 Comments
  1. Free speech means the other side gets to speak. You have the right to change the channel (and I bet the ratings will prove you didn’t). But we learn a lot more listening to the other side than preaching to our respective choirs.

    I have faith that God/Karma will take care of Alex Jones.

    • Richard says:

      No one is trying to take away this man’s free speech. He can say whatever he pleases, I just don’t beleive he should have been given a national tv megaphone. It, in a way, legitimizes what he is saying. Just like Trump was legitimized by the main stream media.

      • John says:

        Did u watch the video? BeCause in no way did they stand up for jones

      • sandy says:

        With 6 millions Americans who believe his talk..yes he should. They would not seek him out unless they were starting to feel threatened. And they should be.

      • Derek says:

        You are. You are saying his interview shouldn’t air. Interviewing a murderer doesn’t legitimise murder. This man already reaches millions, including the US President and he is very influential, with very dangerous opinions. Questioning them is journalism.

        • Mary says:

          More proof that we have a idiot in the WH.

        • Rick says:

          Derek, please look up the definition of free speech. I’m not trying to have this man arrested or have his website taken down. He has the “right” to say whatever he wants. But nowhere does this man have any “right” to an interview on national TV. I have every right to criticize NBC for giving trash like him airtime, just as I have every right to criticize the president for giving infowars press credentials.

          If you still believe I’m against free speech, that’s on you.

          • Rick says:

            BTW Rick and Richard are both me. Commenting from a different computer.

          • DJ Doena says:

            But that’s the problem with your definition of free speech. You’re not against him saying whatever he wants, you’re just against anyone hearing what he has to say. No one needs free speech laws to protect popular opinion, you need to to protect unpopular opinion.

          • Rick says:

            What are you talking about? My definition of free speech is the same as everyone else’s. At what point did I say his unpopular free speech shouldn’t be protected!? Please, go quote either of my posts and show me where I said that.

            I’ll be sitting here waiting with bated breath.

          • Derek says:

            You also don’t have to right to dictate who journalists should interview or what news can be broadcast.

      • Rob skippon says:

        I think Trump has been de facto legitimized by the American voters. Why cant some people accept that he won the election. Period. Stop pretending that he won through some slight of hand. He won a political contest because his proposed policies were in agreement with a majority of Americans wishes. Get over it.

        • Cal says:

          Uh, no. He LOST the popular vote. He won because of the electoral college which , tragically, was designed to stop monsters like him. AND…half of Americans didn’t vote at all. HRC failed to get their support, but Trump sure as heck didn’t .

          Trump, in no way, shape, or form, represents “the majority of Americans’ wishes”.

          • Um, the popular vote doesn’t matter, and he didn’t campaign in California, one state alone that made up the difference in the popular vote. The Electoral College stopped Hillary Clinton–so yeah, it did its job stopping monsters.

            Get over it. He not only won, he had a higher percentage of the popular vote than Bill Clinton in his first term.

          • Mary says:

            No it didn’t do its job because we got the bigger Monster who is ignorant Period and it shows every day.

          • Ann says:

            Trump won more popular votes than Clinton did. That’s all that matters in a presidential election.

          • Corky says:

            I don’t disagree but, to be fair, Hillary didn’t represent America’s wishes either. IMO both parties failed have to put forth a candidate that was truly presidential since the turn of this century.

          • PG says:

            Ann –

            He won more electoral votes which was the key to his victory. Not popular vote. Facts matter.

        • In the face of clear Russian interference, stuff like this bothers me to no end. The election is questionable on that fact alone. Trump was NOT legitimized by the voters. He was anointed by the Kremlin.

          • LINDA says:

            You’re sadly buying into a rhetoric that was made up by the DNC to take away from the revelation of their vile criminal behaviour. There is more proof of the clandestine operations that the DNC took while HRC was campaigning. To undermine Bernie and spy on Trump’s campaign. UNCONSCIONABLE! why are people not questioning this? Because the Russian rhetoric has been sold to every news outlet and theyre rhamming it down our throats.
            You need to know every major country tries to influence the elections of others. The US is the biggest influencer worldwide. Russia has always tried to influence esp. After communism came into effect. However countless investigations have shown that they did not influence the vote count or manipulate computers… A little research into real journalists work and you will clearly see the patterns.
            I do not like Trump, but one thing he has done is woken me from my stupor. I now question everything… I invite you to do the same. Its imperative for the sake of our children. We are answerable to the world we leave to them…
            Let compassion be your guide

          • Mary says:

            Linda it has been PROVEN that Russia interfered in our election, that is not debatable. Did it change the outcome who knows. Others Countries do it so it is okay? Yes the DNC wasn’t great toward Bernie, but the fact is he was never a Democrat in the first place and should not have been on the ticket. He DID NOT win the votes in the primary. His supporters need to face facts that the majority didn’t want him. Many have and still do question everything, but many also realize now that sitting on the sidelines hoping for the best is not the way to go.

          • Linda says:

            Oh my gosh… Mary, for the love of all our kids’ future. Please open your mind beyond what you hear regurgitated over and over again.

            Understand, where I’m coming from. I have a deep concern about how your beautiful people are deliberately being manipulated into thinking a particular way by the incessant repeated narratives. (Ever heard of divide and conquer?)

            I’ve spoken to many people, democrats, republican, independents, populists, libertarians….there are many who can see through the vile, manipulative, corruption of a certain group of people on both sides of the aisle in your government.

            You need to look for actual evidence. When you say “it has been PROVEN that Russia interfered in our election, that is not debatable” I worry, because you’re missing a whole lot of evidence that there was nothing behind this claim… There are incredible investigative journalists that have not sold out to the highest bidder, they do ethical work and have covered this based on solid evidence, not conjecture. Of course, their work is given little or no coverage by mainstream because it doesn’t fit the narrative. But you can still find their work… they report facts and back it up with their actual sources.

            Have you heard of Crowd Strike? Look into it… A tiny peek and you’ll find several reports that the FBI was NOT ALLOWED by the DNC to look at their servers.

            WHY???

            How is it that they are so above the law???? Would you say that this Russian hacking investigation is one of the most important in US history and the least that a good citizen like yourself would expect is a thorough investigation by the FBI???

            But the DNC told the FBI that CrowdStrike, a private company, hired by the DNC had looked and found that there was Russian interference… and the FBI took their word for it…

            Are you satisfied with this???

            You shouldn’t be. You also shouldn’t be satisfied because Crowdstrike have now retracted their statements since a whole slew of computer experts including a well respected British Thinktank have now disproved their claims.

            Look…This is just a tiny drop in the ocean…there’s too much detail to cover here… it’s hopefully enough to get you thinking and investigating for yourself.

            I don’t care whether you’re a Democrat, Republican or whatever… You’re a loving, hardworking human being with a family who obviously cares about her country and the leaders that are supposed to represent you and look after your interests…. Bottom line is: You must hold each and everyone in your government accountable. They have gotten away with too much for far too long. You must unite as a people and demand that the law be adhered to no matter who you are, or what level of government.

            I also want to point out that you would be surprised about how much you have in common with citizens on all sides. At the very least, you all want the best for your country; you want leaders that actually care about you and work for YOU and are not corrupt(ible).
            It’s the saddest thing when I see you all name calling, belittling, dehumanizing each other… someone has to stop this madness… I hope it can begin with you.

            Have a lovely night!

          • Lillian says:

            The DNC blindsided Bernie because they saw he was generating more enthusiasm and gaining more support from voters and they (the DNC) had already promised HRC she would be the next president. They were conniving (Bernie) and arrogant (assuming they would win). I wish more attention had been paid to that.

          • Mary says:

            The DNC didn’t change the outcome of the votes. Bernie LOST because he never received the VOTES. Get over it.

      • MLO says:

        I disagree. As a Canadian, I didn’t know who Alex Jones was. Now I know he’s a complete and utter nutjob, Showcasing this idiot just put a great, big spotlight on how mentally ill he is.

      • Pam says:

        Completely agree with your comment. He already has a show to spew his idiot agenda.

    • Coop says:

      The only “side” he’s on is the one that can make him money. He’s not conservative, he’s not libertarian,etc. He takes advantage of stupid people and laughs at them for allowing him to make a living off them.

      • Grey's Fan says:

        You’re talking about Trump right?

      • sandy says:

        WAKE UP. Jones is part of the puzzle, not everything he preaches is solid, but he is giving a voice to those who SEE there is corruption going on inside our government. He is not for Republicans or Democrats. He tells it like it is. Period.

        • Angela says:

          He tells it like it is. Period.
          .
          …yeah, no.

        • Ed Franks says:

          “He tells it like it is. Period.” Seriously? In what freaking universe?? I suggest you take your own advice and WAKE UP…..

        • Mary says:

          Now he is a wacko that attracts ignorant people pure and simple. Didn’t watch, wouldn’t give it my time of day. The fact is the FOOLS who believe a less than human man like this will not change their mind after this interview period. WAKE UP, idiots who are so anti government are the reason our Country is the way it is and we got stuck with a clueless wonder Period. Seriously there should be a test before people are allowed to vote. People like Jones should not be given a platform PERIOD.

        • Sara says:

          He doesn’t tell it like it is because he only wants to see one (twisted) side of the story. He is completely ignoring the truth. If you are actually dense enough to believe everything he says without question…..that is not only idiotic, it’s sad.

        • PG says:

          Delusion 1: That you and other people who follow Alex Jones are the only ones who see corruption. Utterly false.

          Delusion 2: Believing anything other than the fact that Alex Jones is a pathetic excuse for a human being who likely is unable to hold a real job and found that he could vomit his own delusion via the internet. Despite all the benefits of the internet age, a truly unfortunate downside is that all manner of crazy, sad, bitter people are able to find each other and force themselves on the rest of society.

          I truly hope that what most people saw was what an absolute nut case Jones is because that is what it is.

    • Anne says:

      The right of free speech doesn’t include the right to be listened to.

    • Eva says:

      Free speech doesn’t mean whatever bullcrap anyone feels like sharing with the world must be aired on TV.

    • Scribe says:

      Free speech means I can say what I want but that doesn’t mean a TV show ought to broadcast it. They should know better.

    • TheDuck0 says:

      Free speech means that the government can’t censor you. That’s it. It does not mean that you have the right to have a show broadcast on the radio, have your book printed by a major publisher, be interviewed on network television, or anything else that people who don’t understand the principle think it means. I support the idea of this interview (just like I support those who didn’t watch it, because why waste your time?), because the best way to de-fang someone like Mr. Jones is to show him for the loon he is.

      • SAM says:

        I was hoping that someone would actually explain the concept of what free speech is – thanks!

      • Derek says:

        It also doesn’t mean people get to decide who journalists can interview and what news they broadcast.

        • Mary says:

          Well if you look at the ratings I guess it does mean people get to decide what is broadcast and who will watch garbage. Maybe next time NBC will you common sense before notarizing a sub human creature like him.

  2. I was watching WWE Money in the Bank, because I wanted to watch something more believeable.

  3. Coop says:

    Unfortunately, Alex Jones has found a way to profit off a small group of really stupid people by being an over the top, disgusting character. Every single thing he does and says is an act. Kelly and NBC played right into his hands the past week and everyone with a brain saw it coming a mile away. Stop giving him attention and a podium to speak from.

  4. Kenny says:

    Well done interview and I see why NBC didn’t pull it. Kelly spent the interview making Jones look like an even bigger idiot that I could have imagined. I despise Jones and my heart goes out to the Sandy hook familes, but this interview was mostly for America to see how dangerous and depraved many websites like his are and how they are poisoning the public. The only way to beat fake news is to expose it for the lies they really are.

    • Barbara says:

      I agree! Also, she exposed his connection to Trump, which is just sick! Megyn Kelly is an excellent and courageous journalist who did a great job showing not only who Jones is, but who Trump is listening to, and ultimately – the imposter that Trump is.

    • John says:

      Lol, u could say the same about the other side. Both sides are guilty of leading us to a civil war. The left more so

      • Walkie says:

        That’s complete nonsense.

      • Henry says:

        Whatever makes you feel better buddy. Hopefully you realize that people such as yourself are part of them problem as well.

      • PG says:

        No. The left is not more so. Perhaps the left has been more vocal and present in the last few months but the right has 8 years of the Obama Administration to be held accountable for and are looking for any way to do so, including trying to make the left look worse than it is.

        • John says:

          The carry on from the left is way worse then anything the right did when Obama was in. I’m sorry u can’t see that.

    • sandy says:

      If you watched him for one week you would change your mind

      • sandy says:

        That’s exactly what they want you to see. WOW. That’s why Alex recorded the entire interview before NBC could corrupt/edit it to their liking. Why don’t you take a bit of time and listen to that? Maybe you could see BOTH sides then. Ohh… I’m sorry, you probably don’t care enough to actually learn something called truth.

      • Mary says:

        NO but obviously you are one of the ignorant people who can be easily led astray. The sky is still blue, up is not down.

      • PG says:

        No. I wouldn’t.

    • sandy says:

      That’s exactly what they want you to see. WOW. That’s why Alex recorded the entire interview before NBC could corrupt/edit it to their liking. Why don’t you take a bit of time and listen to that? Maybe you could see BOTH sides then. Ohh… I’m sorry, you probably don’t care enough to actually learn something called truth.

    • Ashley says:

      Yes, well put. People who are not aware of this a$$hat should be. He is dangerous.

  5. SJ says:

    Yes, they should have. It exposes him as the whack job that he is to a wider audience than his internet show. I do tend to lean conservative on a number of issues, but this man is a disgrace to all conservatives. He’s despicable and abhorrent.

  6. Anaustralian says:

    What a vile, disgusting,man. Shame on Alex Jones,Megyn Kelly,and NBC.

    Shame,shame,shame.

    The right wing are a bunch of nut jobs!

    Poor, America. You poor souls.

    • John says:

      Both sides have nut jobs. It’s wrong to say all right wing people are the same. Where all human, we all deserve rights. Get over yourself

  7. Angela says:

    I’m just struck by the fact that the same network that recently decided not to air that “Carmichael Show” episode about a shooting, supposedly out of respect for the people affected by the shootings this week, decided to air this interview with this scumbag just a few short days later, despite actual protests from parents who lost children at Sandy Hook. Go figure that strange logic out.

    • Hannah says:

      I came to the comments to say the same thing. Why did NBC pull a full conversational episode about the effects of mass shootings but then aired this horrifying interview the same week? One is clearly WAY more disrespectful to victims of mass shootings than the other…

  8. Moses says:

    The other commenters must work for NBC (Nefarious Broadcasting CORPORATION). Megyn is afraid that someone is challenging the mainstream b.s. that she and the 1% are pushing. She is the wide-eyed crazy looking one here…

  9. Trent Blinkylight says:

    Of course it shouldn’t have aired. We should always always ALWAYS censor those who don’t agree with us.

    • Gina says:

      There’s a big difference between those that don’t agree with “us” (whoever that may be” and someone that straight up says that parents who lost their children are lying.

      • John says:

        I never heard him say that. He just said there was more to it and there probably was. He was just reporting some people think it was faked.

        • Katherine215 says:

          “Some people?” Are you really that uninformed?! He’s perpetrated that lie. He’s profited off the pain and suffering of grieving parents. Some people.

        • sandy says:

          More than a few have concerns about Sandy hook meddling. It has a bad smell. The school, the house where the shooter lived have been torn down completely. The shooter’s picture wasn’t even in his HS yearbook, nobody had seen him in the neighborhood for years. WTH? No Emergency professionals were aloud on the scene?There are so many more weird findings. But, why shouldn’t we be able to question this event? It is not out of disrespect for the victims. It is for all people to know the full truth of what actually took place that day. The videos portrayed were a joke, so what else do you have for us? No bodies, (not that I wld want to see them), but they did provide some pretty ridiculous “parents” talking about their dead 5 year old online without so much as a tear. If my child had been executed 2 days before my interview do you think I would be smiling??? Well, that’s what they were doing. Smiling, laughing about the “good times.” Are you kidding me? I would be so distraught…if it was my child, I would tell every news crew to get the hell out of my face.

          • DryHeat says:

            You have mental problems and should seek professional help.

          • sandy says:

            UMM response?? Where is one? Have you seen these “parent” interviews? If you are human, you have no backbone whatsoever to say there isn’t something strange about it.

          • Colleen says:

            Holy hell. Please don’t procreate.

          • kmw says:

            Wow please tell your theories to every single one of those still grieving parents. A ” bad smell”? Yes the bad smell was a young man who should not have been allowed to have a gun murdered innocent children. So because you claim there was meddling means those kids didn’t die? Why on God’s green earth would any newscast show dead children’s bodies? That is gross even thinking about that. As much as I dislike Kelly and this interview NBC had a right to do it but the timing and airing it on Father’s Day!!! leaves much to be desired and it is unbelievable to me that anyone could think that horror was faked. And not for nothing some people( not all mind you) believe in faith and something bigger than themselves to allow themselves to understand what their time with their children meant and that doesn’t mean that something rotten was going on there. The full truth of that day was a mentally disturbed young man went into a elementary school and killed innocent children. How anyone can actually believe this was faked is beyond me

    • Katherine215 says:

      Who is suggesting censorship? Not giving a platform and tv time to a hateful hack isn’t censorship. He’s still free to say disgusting and vile things to anyone else who will have him. He just doesn’t deserve the legitimacy that appearing on NBC gives him.

  10. padraicjacob says:

    Just because we don’t like what someone says doesn’t mean that they aren’t newsworthy.

    In the end, Megyn Kelly allowed him to answer regarding the controversies and he ended up stammering through non-answers. She held him to task and exposed him for being financially motivated, spewing hate, and a hypocrite.

  11. GuessWhat says:

    To air this on Father’s Day no less — SICK.
    NBC hired this hack and it’s great to see her ratings suck.
    A repeat of 60 Minutes beat her last week.

  12. Ricky23 says:

    I’m still at a loss to understand what her value to the network is? I have watched an episode and a half of this show and I honestly don’t get it. She hasn’t exactly had earth shattering reports or asked the questions that any other journalist worth a normal person’s paycheck couldn’t have asked. I get that she is a younger face and has a decent following that may have changed the network when she moved but I think the segments on 60 minutes are far more interesting and done better that what she has presented on so far. Could be I am the wrong demo or whatever….

  13. John says:

    Well that was the most bias interview I’ve ever seen, they never even let him talk just put video clips up forcing u to believe there side. Every reporter has made a Mistake or a lie to get attention. Jones just doesn’t retreat.

  14. Kim says:

    Can there be another poll on whether you should have reposted the video, thus giving this guy yet another platform? I mean, you have to admit — this is really the pot calling the kettle black here, TVLine.

  15. Kate says:

    What a disgusting little little man Alex Jones is.

    • sandy says:

      I can see this is coming from someone who is asleep, and has never watched one entire broadcast of Alex. So sad. Is he extreme…sometime, yes. Is he telling us things no one else ever will, YES

  16. Tomm Huntre says:

    I’m not a fan of either. That said, glad the interview aired. It further exposed him for the fool he is. It also further showed why she is overrated. This man would have been reduced to jello had he been interviewed by Glenn Beck, Chris Matthews or Michelle Malkun. All of these strong personalities from across the spectrum would have had Alex in tears.

  17. sandy says:

    This for DryHeat: Your comment that I should seek professional mental health shows me zero credence to what you really know. Either give me facts, or don’t bother commenting. How many college degrees do you have? I have one bachelors, and two Masters degrees. But…I digress. (Salute to Richie From Boston).

  18. mark says:

    So no other country gets to see the interview? Copyright laws eh? Well i guess us that are overseas watching this intently will have to go to infowars to get the real facts. Instead of reading leftist interpretations printed everywhere whilst not showing the actual interview.

  19. Bradley Laing says:

    I do not want to vote yes or no, because if NBC was thinking straight, they would never have hired her, anyway. She sat on her FOX morning show and pretended she did not know what the word “Czar” meant. When you do something that mindlessly fake, you do not care. But instead they had an interview between her and Jones, and what is the point of asking them to pull the interview instead of running it?

  20. Jesus Christ Superstar says:

    I believe in freedom of speech but not hate speech. Not giving a liar and conspiracy theorist a moderate platform to try to legitimize their lies. That’s like allowing every hollocost denier to get on national tv and giving them the air time to spout off their insanity. You don’t argue with insane people you just call the authorities to come and take them to a place where they can get help without hurting themselves or others. It’s all being allowed to happen for ratings. If they wanted to have a real impact to attempt to better our society they’d be talking about the violence that is pervasive in our culture from 5 year old kids playing violent video games and watching violence on tv and movies to our politicians using violent rhetoric to fire up their base. It’s interesting how the politicians don’t say anything about the frequent mass shootings that happen in our country when they involve everyday joes like the recent workplace mass shootings that’ve happened in Ft. Lauderdale and San Fransisco. They barely get a passing mention on the mainstream media but if the shooter is Muslim or the victims are important people like the politicians themselves then they’ll go to the ends of the earth and spend trillions of dollars to try and prevent these tragedy’s from happening again while in the process take away every regular joes privacy,liberty and due process. There are more guns in this country than people yet less than half of the population are gun owners and our culture is violent and there is no sign of any change for the better other than groups like Sandy Hook Promise trying to educate people and trying to prevent future tragedies from happening. There’s the saying if you live by the sword you’ll die by the sword and unfortunately too many people in our society today are living by the sword and even innocent 6 year olds and their teachers who aren’t living by the sword are nonetheless dying by the sword because there are too many swords that are capable of unleashing too much death and destruction by too many people that shouldn’t even have a box cutter let alone a sword.

    • Derek says:

      “I believe in freedom of speech but not hate speech”. This sentence makes no sense. Hate speech is hurtful and offensive. Yes. Alex Jones is an idiot. Yes. But we can’t now tell who journalists can and can’t interview, what speeches are or aren’t fit for their work. Jones already has an audience of millions, including the president. He already has an audience. His lies need to be confronted.

      • Mary says:

        Do you honestly think that his audience of millions are going to change their mind? Sorry I agree with JCS that he shouldn’t be given a national platform. You can counter act his lies with maybe doing a documentary on the victims and their lives – parents. I didn’t watch, wouldn’t watch. Refuse to normalize the poor excuse for a man there is.

  21. Brody says:

    This idiot sounds like the American equivalent of Katie Hopkins.

    I feel for you guys.

  22. George says:

    Megyn Kelly did an excellent job. I don’t think anyone has ever presented the truth about Alex Jones and showed why we need to be concerned about his growing influence. I am amazed that people called for the cancellation of the interview. That too is cause for concern as it shows the devaluing of free speech and the mainlining of ignorance. You cannot isolate yourself from facts and truth in a bubble of ignorance…even if you think you are being righteously indignant in doing so.

  23. blah says:

    the video was blocked for me even though i’m in the U.S.

  24. Big Cheddar says:

    Has this guy been right about anything? Or does he just like to talk aboutconspiracy theories all day? Just curious?

  25. Bill says:

    The fact that the No vote here won by a large margin is exactly what is wrong with the world. You guys are the type of people that try to prevent Milo Yiannopoulos or Ann Coulter from speaking on a campus. And no I am not some right wing trumper…

    • Mary says:

      Well back in the day people who Perpetuate hate would not be given the time of day, by national TV or for that matter sane rational humans. However; I guess human decency and common sense has gone out the window. These idiots are given a platform and the less intelligent lost souls soaks it right up. Nobody should normalize these nuts. Nothing wrong when the majority express their disdain from these less than desirable people and don’t want them to have a platform. Believe me there are many places they can spew their bs, fox news for one.

  26. Since when do supposed news outlets ignore the First Amendment? It’s time the left stopped trying to censor other ideas and remember what the Constitution is about.

    This guy is a crackpot. He’s a moron. But he has a right to express his views and if they are deemed relevant, a network should air them. You can’t have debate if the other side is silenced, and once you start, it will continue.

    I can’t believe the idea of not airing it was even allowed. What’s next? Not airing a presidential debate because NBC doesn’t like conservatives?

    To those that think it legitimatizes the man, no it doesn’t. What a good network would do is allow him to speak his point, and then shoot him down with the other side. We all know he’s a crackpot. Let him have the national forum to make a fool of himself. If you are of the feeling that a national forum legitimatizes someone you don’t agree with, how far does it go? How would you like it if someone you do agree with, someone who isn’t a crackpot, is denied a forum to speak?

    Imagine for example, people who believe the world is flat controlled the news, and refused to allow someone to say, “hey, the world is round” on the air. Or there’s someone on TV arguing to take away the women’s right to vote or reinstall slavery, but the other side isn’t allowed to speak?

    The First Amendment is broad for a reason. This absolutely had to air.

    • Mary says:

      Um ironic you point out the left. I bet you many right were disgusted in this interview. Oh please inform us all why the right was so bent out of shape about a play that has been performed many times in history using other Presidents. Quite hypocritical don’t you think. First amendment has nothing to do with this interview whatsoever. Maybe many of you should sit down with the Parents and ask them why they didn’t want to see this. YOU don’t NORMALIZE a sub human man.

      • John says:

        So because he has theory’s u don’t agree with that somehow makes him less then human? What a disgusting thing to say. U can hate him and disagree with him but still respect him like u respect everybody else in this world. His still a human being with parents and children. Don’t u dare treat anybody like this again.

        • Mary says:

          Just to inform you respect is earned and this monster has not earned it. Anyone who makes money off someone else grief and pain with lies no less, is sub human. His “theory” is nothing more than propaganda spew to make him money. Sadly the loss souls like yourself tend to believe him.

          • John says:

            Everybody deserves respect, respect is lost though actions. I disagree with almost everything he says but his allowed to say whatever he wants, same as u and same as me, it’s one of the reason the western world is the best. The way ur talking u would think his a con man or something. His not making money of lies his most making money of fans. He believes what his saying, ur welcome to think there true or lies.
            I’m no lost soul,

        • DryHeat says:

          Jones is a troglodyte who should go play in traffic.

  27. Really!? says:

    I didn’t see it, I didn’t even know about it until now. However, I do know this person, Alex Jones, and he !Absolutely! should not be given Any! media attention than he already gets with his own broadcast and antics!

  28. Corky says:

    Here’s a thought: No one should be allowed to vote if they A. Can’t read and write in English B. Can’t pass a civics test C. Don’t have US citizenship with a photo I.D. and D. Understand the difference between a Republic and a Democracy.

  29. LINDA says:

    Alex Jones has quite a following. Megan Kelly’s show numbers were tanking. They had to do something controversial.
    See article below:
    http://deadline.com/2017/06/megyn-kelly-vladimir-putin-ratings-nbc-sunday-night-with-megyn-kelly-1202107474/#respond

    I listen to all sides of the news and do my due diligence in terms of research.
    It’s interesting to see the way they edited the interview to paint Jones in a terrible light. The full interview (uncut) is available for view on YouTube if anyone is interested to see and make their own minds up without being forced to swallow someone else’s propaganda.

    If journalists actually did their job and properly investigated the news before they regurgitated this c#@p we could perhaps trust the news… those days are gone my friends.
    Stay smart, research for yourselves, make up your own minds.

  30. S says:

    You can’t argue for freedom of speech and then try to control programming and who is speaking at the same time. Either it is a right for everyone or a privilege for a few.

  31. Paul K says:

    I watched and I despise Alex Jones. The level of misinformation he spreads actually brought me to tears at one point during the interview. However, from a journalistic perspective we HAVE to figure out how to combat this misinformation that is streamed to Trump’s supporters daily. If we do not understand and address it, we will never be able to rid the world of this type of misinformation. It is an important topic and ignoring it to avoid learning about it solves NOTHING.

  32. Maureen says:

    There was nothing earth shattering gleaned from Kelly’s interview of Jones. The interview fell flat after all the hype. Kelly once again proved she is an overpaid amateur interviewer at best even with her nonstop plugging that she is an attorney, as if that confers some level on expertise and insight into journalistic world. By the way, she hasn’t practice law in well over 10 years! She probably could use a refresher on direct and cross-examination questions and techniques.

    Face it, Kelly bombed with Putin and now with Jones. Her ratings reflect how inconsequential she really is in influencing the political narrative in this country. Nobody is going to give up their summertime activities with family and friends just to watch her overly hyped show. We can all just catch the highlights and political articles later. How stupid of NBC to launch her in the summer. How out of touch and arrogant are these NBC executive and Kelly to even consider betting on her success!?!? I believe we are witnessing the steady decline of the overly hyped Kelly career. Like Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly, Kelly will soon be a blip in our memories.

  33. Susan loscalzo says:

    Absolutely

  34. Jill Scates says:

    It’s too bad they only aired and edited version of this interview to imply that Jones is just an evil man. Find a clip of the WHOLE interview and it will change your mind

    • Mary says:

      No, anyone who has critical thinking ability would not change their mind about this evil man. Sad really that you can’t.

  35. Bradley Laing says:

    I found that a substitute host on Alex Jones radio show, in 2011, had written that Gabby Giffords shooter was mentally ill, and that trying to exploit the deaths and woundings for political reasons was wrong headed nonsense. Jones apparently does not believe that any cover up was behind one mass murder. Just another mass murder.

    –please do not use this if it is off-topic.

  36. Everyone’s entitled to free speech. That’s a given. TV shows are looking to make ratings and stay alive. If a shocking interview provides that, then the TV show is happy. The best thing we can do is choose not to watch. Low ratings may be the only answer TV shows understand.

  37. Steve Butler says:

    I Was taught that you walked away from a liar. That you should not give them venues to spit out the hate that they want all to believe. Bottom this man is using this venue to push his way to the top. TOO MAKE MONEY. BOTTOM LINE IS ALL HE IS.