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Naomi Osaka claps back at Megyn Kelly

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Naomi Osaka clapped back at Megyn Kelly yesterday after the journalist criticized the Grand Slam champion for appearing on magazine covers after refusing to speak to the media at the French Open.

Osaka made headlines in May when she withdrew from the French Open and Wimbledon, citing her prioritization of her mental health. 

Following the announcement of Osaka’s Sports Illustrated cover, Kelly and conservative commentator Clay Travis appeared to accuse the tennis star of being disingenuous in her struggles.

Osaka responded in a since-deleted tweet, saying “Seeing as you’re a journalist I would’ve assumed you would take the time to research what the lead times are for magazines, if you did that you would’ve found out I shot all of my covers last year.

“Instead your first reaction is to hop on here and spew negativity, do better Megan.”

Osaka also appeared to block the former NBC News anchor.