Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) who is preoccupied with exclusive coverage of the debates of the United States presidential candidate facing a personal feud with Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump. The dispute that invited a lot of discussions as well as raising the Fox News rating made its leader, Roger Ailes (John Lithgow) order Megyn to continue to corner Trump. A dilemma for Megyn who experienced a lot of personal terror from Trump supporters.
Meanwhile, in another Fox News program, the former presenter in the prime time Gretchen Carlson (Nicole Kidman) is experiencing a career decline when given other programs with minimal audience. She took various ways and successfully raised ratings, but there was still no progress. Even the former junior on her production team, Kayla Pospisil (Margot Robbie) was even offered a new program by Roger.
This makes Gretchen forced to uncover the old secrets that Roger had done to her. Gretchen’s demands for Roger became a byword and yet did not arouse other Roger victims to speak up. Until finally Megyn Kelly revealed the dark secrets of her past.