Megyn Kelly, who was pushed out at NBC after making controversial comments on her show in October, said she hopes Mika Brzezinski is forgiven for comments she made this week that many slammed as homophobic. 

“I heard she apologized. I didn’t see the apology. I hope she’s forgiven,” she said in a video obtained by the Daily Mail.

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Brzezinski faced widespread backlash for a comment she made Wednesday when discussing remarks by Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo: US 'absolutely not' getting out of the Middle East Pompeo taking meeting about running for Kansas Senate seat: report Ex-US envoy in ISIS fight: 'There's no plan for what's coming' after US troop withdrawal in Syria MORE about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo said Saudi Arabia is still “an important ally.”

"I understand that Donald Trump doesn't care … But why doesn't Mike Pompeo care right now?" Brzezinski asked on air during an interview with Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinBlagojevich's wife 'speechless' that officer's sentence less than half of husband's Trump pitches new plan to reopen government amid Dem pushback Democrats signal they'll reject Trump shutdown proposal MORE (D-Ill.). "Are the pathetic deflections that we just heard when he appeared on 'Fox & Friends,' is that a patriot speaking, or a wannabe dictator's butt-boy? I'm dead serious. I'm asking, are these the words of a patriot?"

She later apologized, saying it was a “SUPER BAD choice of words.”

Kelly was dismissed from NBC shortly after saying in October that wearing blackface was “ok” during Halloween when she was a child. She apologized for the comment but exited the show days later.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDACA recipient claims Trump is holding ‘immigrant youth hostage’ amid quest for wall Lady Gaga blasts Pence as ‘worst representation of what it means to be Christian’ We have a long history of disrespecting Native Americans and denying their humanity MORE weighed in on the controversy on Thursday, slamming Brzezinski for her use of the term and suggesting bias in treatment of television hosts without providing examples.

“If it was a Conservative that said what ‘crazed’ Mika Brzezinski stated on her show yesterday, using a certain horrible term, that person would be banned permanently from television,” he tweeted. “She will probably be given a pass, despite their terrible ratings.”