“Megyn’s trying not to make any decisions right now,” the source continued. “She’s emotionally scarred from what happened. She needs a break after decades of hard work.”

They added that the broadcaster “doesn’t want to rush into something just for the sake of it.” “She needs something good emotionally, intellectually — something that’s good for the whole family,” they said.

We’re told that Kelly expects to remain off TV until October — which will have given her a full year off-screen — and is looking at what part she could play in election coverage.

Kelly became a part of the 2016 election cycle when she got into a very public feud with then-candidate Donald Trump after she moderated the first Republican presidential debate in August 2015.