Comedian Apologizes for Profanity Laced Ivanka Trump Insult


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Comedian Samantha Bee has apologized to Ivanka Trump regarding a profanity laced criticism she made during an episode of TBS’s Full Frontal.


During the episode Bee criticized the Trump administration’s policy of separating undocumented families trying to cross the border from Mexico. During her opening monologue she then pounced on a photo Ivanka had tweeted earlier on the week of herself and her son, saying, “You know, Ivanka, that’s a beautiful photo of you and your child, but let me just say – one mother to another – do something about your dad’s immigration practices, you feckless c—!”

“He listens to you,” Bee continued during the opening segment of Full Frontal. “Put on something tight and low-cut and tell your father to [expletive] stop it. Tell him it was an Obama thing and see how it goes, OK?”

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was swift to condemn Bee’s comments, saying, “The language used by Samantha Bee last night is vile and vicious. The collective silence by the left and its media allies is appalling. Her disgusting comments and show are not fit for broadcast, and executives at Time Warner and TBS must demonstrate that such explicit profanity about female members of this administration will not be condoned on its network.”


Bee issued an apology via Twitter, writing, “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.”


TBS also issued a statement condoning Bee’s comments, offering, “Samantha Bee has taken the right action in apologizing for the vile and inappropriate language she used about Ivanka Trump last night. Those words should not have been aired. It was our mistake too, and we regret it.”


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