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Megyn Kelly Off-Camera on Trump: ‘Voldemort,’ ‘He Who Must Not Be Named’

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Thursday immediately following Fox News Channel’s Republican presidential debate in Des Moines, IA, Megyn Kelly, the host of FNC’s “The Kelly File” interviewed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), one of the participants in the debate.

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During that interview, Cruz made a reference to Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who did not attend the debate and instead held a rival event during the debate at nearby Drake University in Des Moines, IA.

Cruz cited a conversation he had with Kelly, who has been engaged in a public feud with Trump, before going on air. According to Cruz, Kelly had apparently called Trump “Voldemort.”

“Well, you know, you were joking just before we went on air that it was sort of like Voldermort — he who must not be named,” Cruz said.

Kelly’s alleged reference was to Lord Voldemort, a fictional character in J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series and referred to as “you-know-who,” “he-who-must-not-be-named” and “the dark lord.” throughout the series.

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