After Being Told She Was 'Fascinated By Sex,' Megyn Kelly Nailed Her Response

The news anchor and the former speaker of the house had a wild exchange on live TV.

You could almost hear the collective gasps from the living rooms of Fox News viewers.

On Tuesday night, Megyn Kelly and Newt Gingrich got into a heated exchange over her coverage of this election season. Gingrich, claiming Fox News and Kelly weren't spending enough time covering Hilary Clinton's paid speeches, accused the host of being "fascinated by sex." 

"You are fascinated with sex and you don't care about public policy," Gingrich told Ms. Kelly.

"Me? Really?" Kelly asked.

"That's what I get out of watching you tonight," Gingrich responded.

"You know what Mr. Speaker, I'm not fascinated by sex, but I am fascinated by the protection of women and understanding what we're getting in the Oval Office and I think the American voters would like to know," Kelly said.

Then, on Wednesday night, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper came to Kelly's defense while hosting an all-female, all-Republican panel, saying that Gingrich's accusations seemed "ironic."

You can see Cooper's segment below:

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