Naomi Osaka Claps Back After Megyn Kelly Criticizes Her Sports Illustrated Cover

Naomi Osaka and Megyn Kelly have a heated exchange on Twitter after the journalist criticized the tennis superstar for appearing on magazine covers after refusing to speak to media at the French Open. Keshia Chante and Morgan Hoffman react on ET Canada Live.

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Susan Smith
Susan Smith:
Its sad when someone's in their 20s has to tell grown woman how to conduct herself.
Donna Gray
Donna Gray:
Naomi has every right to protect her mental health
The Brethren Matthew 23:8
The Brethren Matthew 23:8:
A woman derive joy tearing another woman down old enough to her daughter.
MECCA
MECCA:
As a person suffering from massive social anxiety disorder most of my life, I think I can understand that Naomi Osaka can handle the media only in a NON-HOSTILE environment. For instance magazine covers and interviews are by nature reverential and thus will be done in a manner in which Naomi will be made to feel extremely comfortable and may be even special. However press interviews definitely are held in an environment in which she can not control the narrative and can be rather confrontational and might induce extreme anxiety and given she is also an introvert who has to answer the questions in front of 1000's of people...it might only exacerbate her anxiety...

Having said that - to a person on the outside, it will be very hard to explain why Naomi is comfortable doing magazine covers and not press interviews and in that Megyn Kelly has a point.....in that she may come across as a bit of a hypocrite to the outside world....

Think Naomi should not do any media and just concentrate on the sport or if she is doing any form of media then do all forms of the media....that will shutup people....This half in half out regiment does not work for anyone....especially if you are in the public eye....

People find it hard to believe that I find acting/dancing easy on stage yet I find being myself and giving a speech as myself on stage extremely hard not realizing my anxiety is induced on stage by being myself where as with acting/dancing you are pretending to be someone else.....
Iane Howe
Iane Howe:
She’s an adult and can do whatever she wants if she wants to give a interview, if she doesn’t, if she wants to talk to magazine if she doesn’t. She doesn’t belong to others but herself much less to the media.
Noel A
Noel A:
The phrase "Shut up Meg!" has never been more appropriate
louise
louise:
Megyn is a big bully. She needs to stop squabbling with a child🤦🏾‍♀️
Hattie Tarrer
Hattie Tarrer:
Naomi Osaka doesn’t have to explain anything. She is Awesome!!! Regardless what she does.
ewa krol
ewa krol:
Megyn karen is a real karen, spot on and thank you.
Lisa Burke
Lisa Burke:
Please just leave this young lady alone. I hope she appears on several more covers.
Facts over Fear
Facts over Fear:
Looks like she’s trying to get back in Fox News again ! Lol 😂
Natasha Peterson
Natasha Peterson:
Megyn just wants to stay relevant that's it period. She has been a Twitter troll since being fired
Deborah Frederick
Deborah Frederick:
Four years from now, when Megyn is even more irrelevant than she is now, Naomi will STILL be young, beautiful, wealthy, AND kicking ass on the tennis court.❤️❤️❤️
Dickerson Adrienne
Dickerson Adrienne:
Megyn just jealous 😂😂😂😂
Ruben Castaneda
Ruben Castaneda:
Megyn (Karen) must have so much time on her hands to be going after Naomi or just wants people to remember her since her show was canceled after only 1 season I believe.....shame on you.
It's Never Too Late - Dating Advice for Women 50+
It's Never Too Late - Dating Advice for Women 50+:
What Megyn and a lot of people don't get is that you can be an introvert and still do magazine covers. Robert DeNiro is shy and a total introvert. He's an actor in movies, but he rarely does interviews.
1-800AngeleeikaEK
1-800AngeleeikaEK:
Naomi Osakaa 🍻🥂❤️
Eve
Eve:
Well done Naomi - taking control of her destiny.
Gmail User
Gmail User:
Why the hell is Megyn Kelly picking random fights with random people on the internet?
Jennifer Frazier, LPC
Jennifer Frazier, LPC:
Naomi you looked absolutely stunning on your COVERS!!!💯👏🏽💖
Allen Joseph
Allen Joseph:
Naomi is very smart. She's schooling her in a classy way : go do some research before you open your mouth. Shut the door.
christypayton
christypayton:
Amen. ! U said it . Depression is just as bad as having any other illnesses
Roddrick D. Haynes
Roddrick D. Haynes:
Megan Kelly needs to grow up and find something with some substance. Megan wants to have a relevant story so bad. She’s taking time out to poke at essentially a child. Basically Megan knows this young lady is extremely talented, very smart and really attractive! #meganhating!
Shirley Hollins
Shirley Hollins:
When you look that great on the cover of a magazine! I can see how people could be jealous! Great job Naomi!
Cal V Thomas
Cal V Thomas:
I watched N Osk’s docu-series on Netflix, and it was very obvious that this young lady is not comfortable being in the lime light. She is very mature for her age, but also very shy.
I do not believe for one min, that she is putting on an act, just so she doesn’t have to go in front of the media. I’m sure she wouldn’t risk losing money because of her ego.

People need to leave her alone, and worry about their own lives that nobody cares about.
Dr. JP MD
Dr. JP MD:
I respect the fact that Naomi Osaka realized she needed to focus on her mental well being and held herself up to the light in a world full of darkness and negativity. Let's approach mental health with the dignity it deserves.
Maryna Murray
Maryna Murray:
Ronaldo who is a soccer super-star received no negativity when he removed the Coca-Cola (sponsorship) drinks from his press-meeting, yet Naomi is criticized for voicing her feelings towards press meetings? Another example of discrimination against females.
Willy Bagatcholon
Willy Bagatcholon:
Scrutinising is okay as long as it's done professionally and ethically.
Maria
Maria:
Megyn made her career at Fox from "punching down". Naomi isn't the first athlete having anxiety issues, but she fit into "Megyn's target audience". Imo, Megyn is lucky Naomi don't make NY housecalls.
Jack Throne
Jack Throne:
It’s so amusing how Megyn is obviously jealous of Naomi lol
Rachelle Alexandre
Rachelle Alexandre:
She better not come for our girl 🇭🇹
Joulien Solomons
Joulien Solomons:
Naomi is a great tennis player. She has the body why not do this shoot!!! Go for it Naomi Osaka.
Nubianstar twenty six
Nubianstar twenty six:
Megyn (Karen) is a professionall bully. Since her show was canceled, Karen (Megyn) has nothing else to do of course.
This woman (Karen or Megyn) is probably jealous of Naomi's success and since things are not going well for her, she prefers to go after people who are younger than her and thus, she will be able to destroy their self esteem instead of uplifting them. This woman is really pitiful! 🙄🙄🙄🙄
I hope someone will tell her to stop her childish behaviour. 🤪🤪
Lindamae JOHNSON
Lindamae JOHNSON:
Is there some racial bias going on here Megan Kelly is so wrong and how this young woman conducts her business is her business.😡😡😡😡😡😡.
Sim Simas
Sim Simas:
Silence is a sign of strength and mental toughness. Practice makes perfect.
Camy
Camy:
The expert on blackface Megs is clearly a bully!
J L
J L:
I love me some Keisha Chante, she is just so smart, beautiful and definitely knows her pop cultural population and always comes w a great perspective on things. Love her!💜💫✨
Carla Marie Mills
Carla Marie Mills:
Megan Kelly never gets anything right 😂
CelesteStation51 Smith
CelesteStation51 Smith:
Megyn should learn to keep her mouth shut…. She had no right attacking Naomi like that….
Danaya Play roblox
Danaya Play roblox:
Naomi Osaka is: Awesome, Great, Magnificent, the Goat and more.
Erik Johansson
Erik Johansson:
I thought after turning podcaster Megan Kelly was anti-media. I guess she is when it suits her.
marzigeisha
marzigeisha:
Megyn Kelly trying to sound relevant. Go away.
Percy /you wouldnt like me  when I'm ANGRY !!
Percy /you wouldnt like me when I'm ANGRY !!:
Now that Naomi has revealed her " weakness " some ppl are gonna harp on it
Iamsexy Andiknow
Iamsexy Andiknow:
People have so much time in their hands after working from home.

A well-known journalist instead of doing a better use of her time being mean on line became her sport.
Michelle White-Lafitte
Michelle White-Lafitte:
Depression is real.
mango stallions
mango stallions:
Here for Naomi, why shouldn't she do whatever she wants with her media presence?
Chris Lee
Chris Lee:
I agree interviews are quite different from a photo shoot environment but that was not Naomi's response. In some way Kelly is correct.
Vickie Gunnells-Hodge
Vickie Gunnells-Hodge:
#CONGRATULATIONSNAOMIOSAKA. Keep doing you maximized! As for the professional hater #MegynKellyKaren, who is just too heartless for words, and probably really perturbed that a Black tennis star knows she has every right to look out for herself, while respectfully rejecting reporters who may have wanted to take shots are her for something, instead of focusing on her unchallenge-able talents! Please get a life beyond hating on someone who doesn't have to talk to anyone if she feels threatened in any way, especially as it relates to her mental health!!
TK
TK:
Love Naomi! Leave her alone…
Jo
Jo:
when a young woman 👋 comes back to a grown woman who supposedly should’ve know better than that let’s stand together not degrade her especially when she’s struggling with a lot WOW 😮 I love #Naomi #liveyourbestlife
Antonia Escobar
Antonia Escobar:
Why does Megyn always need to be schooled.
Jeanny Benavides
Jeanny Benavides:
Trying to stay relevant at the expense of someone else's life.
Verna M.C. Mendiola
Verna M.C. Mendiola:
Megan is a mean girl who never grew up. Naomi can run circles around her with her beauty and talent.
Kimberly Johnson
Kimberly Johnson:
Megyn it wouldn't cost you a dime to stay out Naomi's BUSINESS!!!!
Laura Roberts
Laura Roberts:
Megan go away....NBC paid you 60$million to do just that!Girl Bye🙄
Tuti A
Tuti A:
OMG Meghan just wants to be talked about! And yes interview after the match and a magazine interview are not the same
Lucia Florent
Lucia Florent:
Meghn Karen is doing what she always does
Margaret Hall
Margaret Hall:
You can tell Megan Kelly was one of the mean girls in school.
She hardly ever has anything nice to say. She even has that nasty look
Jimna Hilaire
Jimna Hilaire:
This is the reason she turns down irrelevant press such as thirsty Megan...blocking you is the best thing ever, you were taking space that you didnt earn.
robert logiudice
robert logiudice:
Huh ..so she threw a fit over questions from the press bailed on the french...but some how she did a reality show ..Barbie doll ..a cover . And several interviews in Japan ...must be selective depression
Comes n goes...$$$$
Antoinette Mosley
Antoinette Mosley:
She doesn't have to answer nor explain herself to anybody. Meghan Kelly just mad cuz she can't get an exclusive interview
Q Wilson
Q Wilson:
Megyn Karen love the name it suits her perfectly
Ruben Castaneda
Ruben Castaneda:
Hope Megyn (Karen) doesn't throw a fit when she finds out it was Naomi Osaka who lit up the main torch at the 2020 Olympics opening ceremonies earlier today...
klm4446
klm4446:
In a controlled environment with a photographer is different than on camera LIVE being asked random questions. She knows nothing about introverts.
Joy & Lily
Joy & Lily:
No! And I'm glad Naomi blocked her. Good for her! She doesn't have to let toxic energy in. Yes she should protect her peace!
Ann Smith
Ann Smith:
Too much time is spent tearing down others to make oneself look good to score point.I don't regard this as good journalism. As for Naomi she rose above the unwanted press with her response.She is being courageous for bringing to the forefront the plight of ills that are overlooked in general.I look at her declaration as a champion for mental disorders.Continue on your journey you are destined for bigger and better things.Trail blazer for a good cause.More love makes the world we live in a better place.
R R
R R:
WELL SAID💯💯
huntley62
huntley62:
Kindness to Naomi
Malekatah Campbell
Malekatah Campbell:
I'm not mad @Naomi good for her, she have several jobs not just tennis strong 💪
Ok Goodness
Ok Goodness:
I love Naomi Osaka! Beat them all, girl!
ayuumz0921
ayuumz0921:
She’s such a bully!! She’s still young and still figuring out how to deal with fame. Megan, you are a grown ass woman, such a shame. Why can’t woman support woman, why do we have to let each other down???
Colleen M
Colleen M:
I believe Meghan (Karen) Kelly,, is picking fights /controversy to be in the SPOTLIGHT, because who remember her without she picking on current people who are in the spotlight.
De'Quad Binder
De'Quad Binder:
Naomi is an icon 🙌🏾
Jeda Marie
Jeda Marie:
Megyn is just jealous Of Us that's all bc She had something else to say about Ms.Union when she wore a throwback outfit of Gwen Stefani When is ppl going to stay outta black women business.
Keith Lofton
Keith Lofton:
Let me get this straight! Some old pasty looking broad trying to come at a young beautiful color black Japanese woman, is a damn shame! Snowflake jealousy is something else.
D W
D W:
3:54 - 5:00 is exactly what I would have said!!!
Lottie G
Lottie G:
Asked piers Morgan,snd Megan Kelly to give Roland Martin a call, because he have something for them
King David
King David:
They just want Naomi out in the open so they can tarnish her innocence and her integrity because they have none a d a child is better than them all. She’s bullying a young woman that could be her daughters age and has never slandered her at all in any way smh 🤦🏾‍♂️
MamaStorm DrD
MamaStorm DrD:
Why is Megyn not getting grief for bullying???
Naomi has the freedom to take a stand when and where she wants. She faced the consequences (fines) for not doing media. Can’t we please be kind?!?!?
mobayguy
mobayguy:
Hey Megyn - Guess what? You've made yourself LESS THAN 0. Naomi and ALL young people are a Blessing
Hilma Moore
Hilma Moore:
She might be jealous of this young lady
H. R.
H. R.:
I love ET Canada!!
Rated R
Rated R:
Come on, Megyn. Just because she's introverted means she can't venture into other business deals? As a major introvert myself I know what it's like to be heavily scrutinized and judged. It's very hurtful and unkind. If you're an extrovert, just be happy you're an extrovert and try not to walk on those who are introverted. Megyn Kelly can't win grand slams like Naomi Osaka and Naomi Osaka isn't super confident in interviews like Megyn Kelly, so get off her back.
Luna Wolfe
Luna Wolfe:
You said it right Megyn Karen lol
Gen Smiley
Gen Smiley:
Please, please, PLEASE, let #MeganKarenIMeanKelly be trending for a long time!!!
Alexis Agginie
Alexis Agginie:
Why is Megyn trying to bully Naomi? What business is it of Megyn how Naomi handles herself?
Who is accountable to Megyn?
christypayton
christypayton:
So sad that u have to tear someone down to make ur self feel better
Carla Jordon
Carla Jordon:
This woman is right ,, take of yourself in order to please and take care of others
Carrie Malott
Carrie Malott:
Really Megyn??? Does being a “b..” make you feel like you’re in control?? Why don’t you try having compassion instead of tearing apart somebody you don’t even know. It’s hard not to lose respect for you after these comments but I will try to give you the benefit of the doubt the way you should’ve given Naomi.
louise guindan
louise guindan:
Megyn just wanted to stir the pot and be relevant at this point
Beas Family TV
Beas Family TV:
Forget Megyn Karen and look at the cover Naomi Osaka looks stunning 😍.
Taylor Roberts
Taylor Roberts:
4:10... THAT PART!!!. Megan Kelly is so imature and needs the clicks & views! IMO unless you have personally experience depression; has loved or taken care of someone who suffers/suffered from mental illness, don't point your finger and assume you know how the individual feels. "SOME" people who are diagnosed with Mental Health Disorders, can still live a balance life. I bet Megan couldn't walk one day in Naomi's shoes.
hpgal88
hpgal88:
Why does megan cares about why naomi doesn't want to do press but doing covers??? Why does matter to megan.. it is naomi's decision...
Monique Black
Monique Black:
Kelly’s right
Joerg Hardy H
Joerg Hardy H:
MG, get a grip, you’re not an athlete... all you do is repeat what your Network tells you... grow up!
Joey Garcia
Joey Garcia:
Any so called news show that has clap back in a title is 🗑 anyways 😂
Angie Jordan
Angie Jordan:
Poor old Meg - suffering from dementia. The bully is taunting someone half her age who was vulnerable about a mental health issue. For shame
Joshua Russell
Joshua Russell:
It seems like, if she can't interview or play as previously committed, why is it convenient for her to go to these other activities? 🤔
Dion Ruffin
Dion Ruffin:
I didn’t know Megyn Kelly had anything to do with sports
Amy Seherie
Amy Seherie:
Leave Naomi alone!