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Report: Megyn Kelly Offered Over $20 Million To Stay At 'Fox News'

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Nov. 3 2016, Updated 7:48 p.m. ET

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Fox News has offered Megyn Kelly more than $20 million per year to stay on with the network, has learned.

As previously reported, the 45-year-old had been negotiating a new contract with the network, seeking a multi-million dollar raise for her high-profile success in the last year.

"For the final year of her current deal, Ms. Kelly is set to receive about $15 million, people familiar with the matter said," a report from the Wall Street Journal stated. "The people said she is seeking an average annual salary north of $20 million for her next contract — which would put her on par with Fox host Bill O'Reilly."

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Now, according to CNN Money, Fox News has agreed to compensate Kelly quite generously, making her one of the highest-paid hosts in cable news, in the same ballpark as Bill O'Reilly.

Meanwhile, Kelly will get a chance to try morning television on for size following the election, when she begins co-hosting Live with Kelly alongside Kelly Ripa.

"She's not yet shown a warm and fuzzy side," said GMA's former executive producer Shelley Ross.

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