Sunday evening, June 18, at 7 p.m. ET, NBC will air #Megyn Kelly's interview with the host of InfoWars, Alex Jones, who has become somewhat notorious for his seemingly incendiary commentary. Controversy has surrounded the interview, which Jones was reported by Deadline Hollywood to have asked NBC News not to air. In response, NBC made a "nuts-to-you statement" to InfoWars and Jones with regard to their intent to air the interview, which was conducted several days ago.

Jones was said to have been displeased with commercials for the interview, which he is said to view as distorting his opinions. After first releasing portions of audio captured during telephone conversations between himself and Megyn Kelly, Jones released a second batch of recordings, which reportedly include the entire unedited interview.

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What time is the Megyn Kelly, Alex Jones interview on?

The Megyn Kelly interview with #Alex Jones, a man described by co-founder of the The Young Turks, Cenk Uygur, as a "lunatic," is scheduled to air Sunday evening at 7 p.m. ET.

In audio released by Jones, a woman, purported to be Megyn Kelly, can be heard calling someone, ostensibly Jones, "fascinating," and promising that she does what she says she's going to do, and that she doesn't "double cross." In a another audio clip, Jones can be heard asking Kelly if the intent of the interview was to serve as an "investigative report into fake news."

"Hell no," the voice responds, and continues that they are interested in interviewing the far-right host because of his recent custody case, where it came to light that his contribution to InfoWars is not actually news reporting, but performance art.

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Kelly can be heard seemingly attempting to butter Jones up, professing a belief that the media had treated him unfairly during his court proceedings.

Who is Alex Jones? Five quotes from the 43-year-old Texan

"Hillary, reportedly, I was told by people around her that they think she's demon possessed," Jones stated in a video produced during the 2016 election race. The host held up reports of a sulfur-like smell being detected near the former secretary of state, as well as assertions that flies appeared to be attracted to former President Barack Obama as evidence of a supernatural connection. He added that Hillary Clinton is an outright "demon."

"This guy has access to real power in the world?" Cenk Uygur asked viewers in an October 2016 video. CNN has reported on President Donald Trump lauding Jones' reputation as "amazing." President Trump has been interviewed by Alex Jones, during a broadcast telephone conversation, in December 2015. Under the Trump administration, InfoWars has been granted temporary press access to the White House.

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'9-11 was an inside job.'

A clip from NBC of the upcoming interview shows Kelly asking Jones about the September 11 attacks, to which he replies, "9-11 was an inside job." Jones also stated, when asked by Kelly, that he was "absolutely not" the "most paranoid man in America." He held up his willingness to conduct interviews, his career, and his media presence as evidence of this.

'The official story of Sandy Hook has more holes in it than Swiss cheese.'

When confronted with the parents' of children lost in the #Sandy Hook tragedy shattered lives, and the hurt and sorrow caused by his prior suggestions that the incident was a hoax, Megyn Kelly accused Jones of dodging her question. Instead of answering, he asked the former Fox News host about Iraqis who have died as a result of sanctions.

Jones has been said to have attempted to make connections between anti-Second Amendment forces and the Sandy Hook tragedy. The Hartford Courant reports that several families of victims of the massacre are considering legal action if the interview is aired. A letter from Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder to NBC called Jones' claims surrounding the incident "lies."

'I made comments about Mr. Alefantis that in hindsight I regret, and for which I apologize to him.'

The Washington Post reported on Alex Jones' apology to James Alefantis, the owner of Comet Ping Pong in Washington, D.C., which had become the focus of baseless accusations that it was the center of a "child sex-abuse ring run by Hillary Clinton and her [then] campaign chairman, John Podesta."

In December 2016, after hearing Jones' reports about Comet Ping Pong, Edgar Madisson Welch, of North Carolina, visited the pizzeria carrying a loaded assault weapon, and proceeded to fire off several rounds inside the restaurant. No one was injured in the incident. Welch later pleaded guilty to weapons and assault charges. Jones formally apologized for spreading the fake news.

'It's not human intelligence that we're facing!'

The Young Turks has featured a 2016 clip of Jones speaking of a globalist movement that spells doom for humanity. He described a "total revolution against the planet itself." Later in the InfoWars clip, Jones offered the opinion that "the devil" is behind the forces he sees at work. He went on to describe the adversary as an "alien force" that is "not of this world," and President Trump as a "revelation of the awakening." Jones further elaborated on "advanced life extension" and "inter-dimensional" technology that he views as being held back from humanity.

Cenk Uygur openly pondered Jones' contentions with regard to aliens and the devil, professing to lack an understanding of whether or not the two groups were working in conjunction. Uygur also made note of Jones' seeming dislike of shirts, and his apparent trademark move of removing his clothing while in the throws of vigorous discourse. At least one YouTube video chronicles Jones' evident propensity for public displays of undress.