Donald Trump continued to stoke his eight-month-long feud with Megyn Kelly on Saturday, calling the Fox News anchor “crazy” and “average in so many ways.”
Trump went after Kelly on Friday night, urging followers to “boycott” her show and calling her “sick” and “overrated.”
That line, which referenced the way Trump has spoken in derogatory ways about women, yielded an ongoing battle that Trump is still pushing on the trail, on television and on social media.
Fox News put out a statement Friday backing Kelly and calling Trump’s comments “vitriolic attacks” against the prime-time anchor.
“His extreme, sick obsession with her is beneath the dignity of a presidential candidate who wants to occupy the highest office in the land,” the statement said. “Megyn is an exemplary journalist and one of the leading anchors in America — we’re extremely proud of her phenomenal work and continue to fully support her throughout every day of Trump’s endless barrage of crude and sexist verbal assaults.”
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The concept of the retweet has been a near constant defense for the candidate throughout his campaign.
After a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, during which he used the word “p—y,” Trump defended himself by saying that repeating what a woman in the crowd had said was “like a retweet.”
This article originally appeared on NBCNews.com.