UPDATE 7:53 PM EST: Donald Trump has officially dropped out of Thursday's GOP debate.
The Associated Press took to Twitter on Tuesday to reveal that the Republican hopeful will NOT be at the event hosted by Megyn Kelly, writing:
BREAKING: Donald Trump's campaign manager says Trump "will not be participating" in GOP debate Thursday.
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 27, 2016
Earlier on Tuesday, the 69-year-old used an Instagram video to explain why he was even contemplating backing out in the first place. Ch-ch-check it out (below)!
A video posted by Donald J. Trump (@realdonaldtrump) on Jan 26, 2016 at 10:04am PST
He also surveyed his Twitter followers about whether or not he should attend:
But it appears as though he made up his mind before his own poll even closed.
You know, for all his tough guy talk, Donald Trump sure is scared of women.
On Monday, the GOP presidential candidate threatened to drop out of an upcoming televised debate, simply because FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly is set to be moderating.
The real estate mogul went on CNN late Monday night and wasn't exactly subtle with his dislike of Kelly after their feud late last year: