Megyn Kelly has taken the high road.

Following last week's Republican debate, Donald Trump made controversial comments about Kelly, the sole female Fox News moderator, telling CNN's Don Lemon Friday, "You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever." The conservative presidential hopeful's comments were poorly received, to put it mildly, and Trump declined the opportunity to apologize to Kelly on CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper, NBC's Today with Savannah Guthrie and MSNBC's Morning Joe with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. In fact, Trump denied that this comments were made in reference to menstruation and said Kelly "should really be apologizing to me, to tell the truth."

That didn't happen of course.

Kelly had questioned the GOP candidate regarding derogatory remarks he has made in the past about women, calling them "disgusting animals" and "fat pigs." Trump felt she was out of line and even made a joke at Rosie O'Donnell's expense.

When Kelly appeared on Fox News' The Kelly File Monday, she addressed Trump's "blood" comments at the top of the hour. "We'll get to Missouri in a moment, but first: I just got back from a weekend at the beach with my husband and my three kids. Did anything happen in the news when I was gone? Did I miss anything?" the host joked. "You may have heard that there was a dustup between yours truly and presidential contender Donald Trump. Mr. Trump was upset with a question I asked him at the debate last week about his electability and specifically comments he had made in the past about women. A few words on that: Apparently Mr. Trump thought the question I asked was unfair and felt I was attacking him. I felt he was asked a tough but fair question. We agreed to disagree. Mr. Trump gave interviews over the weekend that attacked me personally. I have decided not to respond."

"Mr. Trump is an interesting man who has captured the attention of the electorate. That's why he's leading in the polls. Trump, who is now the frontrunner, will not apologize. And I certainly will not apologize for doing good journalism," Kelly continued. "So, I'll continue doing my job—without fear or favor. And Mr. Trump, I expect, will continue with what has been a successful campaign thus far."

"This is a tough business," she said, "and it's time now to move forward."

With that, Kelly told viewers, "Let's get back to the news."

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