That day she, very authentically, eviscerated Jay Leno over the Tonight Show debacle at NBC in front of a roomful of press.
People are afraid to try things because they get eviscerated, like Jeff Zucker did at NBC.
This theme was touched upon in “Paradise Now” and is eviscerated in “Omar.”
c.1600 (figurative); 1620s (literal), from Latin evisceratus, past participle of eviscerare "to disembowel," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + viscera "internal organs." Sometimes used 17c. in figurative sense of "to bring out the deepest secrets of." Related: Eviscerated; eviscerating.