Naomi Osaka Says Megyn Kelly Blocked Her On Twitter Amid Magazine Cover Argument: Report

Podcast host Megyn Kelly and tennis sensation Naomi Osaka took to Twitter on Monday before, Kelly reported, the athlete simply blocked her.


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Kelly tweeted criticism of Osaka for appearing on magazine covers for outlets like vogue japan and WEATHER after talking about her mental health issues, which she says are exacerbated by the press.

Osaka pulled out of the French Open and Wimbledon earlier this year because she didn’t want to do a press conference after her matches and spoke candidly about her reasoning.

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The former Fox News and NBC News host’s criticism earned her a reprimand from Osaka herself, who pointed out in a tweet that the covers were shot last year and urged Kelly to “do better. “.

Osaka’s tweet has since been deleted, but Kelly noted on Twitter – with obvious sarcasm – that the Olympic player blocked her on the platform.

“Poor @naomiosaka blocked me shooting me (I guess she’s only tough on the courts). She apparently maintains that she shot her many b/4 covers publicly saying she was too socially anxious to deal with the press. Truth is, she just doesn’t like Qs she can’t control. Admit it,” wrote Kelly, who recently signed a deal to bring her podcast to SiriusXM.

After that, British provocateur Piers Morgan chimed in, telling Kelly he too had been blocked by the tennis star on Twitter. Morgan has openly criticized Osaka’s statements about his mental health in the past and, when the new Grand Slam champion Sports Illustrated the swimsuit cover fell on Monday, slammed her for that too, to joke, “ANOTHER magazine cover for the courageous inspirational Naomi! No wonder she didn’t have time for the beastly media press conferences! »

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