Last night on her show, Samantha Bee used the “C” word to describe President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump. It wasn’t said off the cuff. This was a rehearsed and taped performance. Only now, after major backlash, has Bee apologized.
FOX News reports:
Samantha Bee apologizes for vile, ‘c-word’ attack on Ivanka Trump
“Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee apologized Thursday after she used an extreme vulgarity to slam Ivanka Trump in her monologue on Wednesday over a photograph the first daughter shared on social media, calling her a “feckless c—
The apology came a day after Bee used the slur on her TBS show, shocking viewers and critics alike.
“I would like to sincerely apologize to Ivanka Trump and to my viewers for using an expletive on my show to describe her last night,” Bee said in a statment. “It was inappropriate and inexcusable. I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it.”
I would like to sincerely apologize to Ivanka Trump and to my viewers for using an expletive on my show to describe her last night. It was inappropriate and inexcusable. I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it.
— Samantha Bee (@iamsambee) May 31, 2018
Some people are suggesting that Bee should lose her show, like Roseanne did barely 24 hours ago.
And Bee has already lost one sponsor:
Thank you to those who reached out regarding our sponsorship of Full Frontal. The comments expressed by Samantha Bee were offensive and unacceptable and do not reflect the views of our company. As a result, we have suspended our sponsorship of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
— Autotrader (@AutoTrader_com) May 31, 2018