Jon Stewart Defends Samantha Bee For Ivanka Trump Comment

Jon Stewart Reacts to Samantha Bee Controversy Conservatives “Don’t Give a S**t about the Word C**t”


Other comedians, such Kathy Griffin, have stepped forward to defend Bee, though the late-night host did offer an apology on the comment that was approved by her show's producers, lawyers, and network censors. As previously reported, Bee came under fire for criticizing Ivanka Trump, and saying, "Let me just say, one mother to another, do something about your dad's immigration practices, you feckless c**t", on her TBS series Full Frontal.

"I'm going to tell you something about Sam Bee, because I've known her for a very long time". The implication or - er - joke was that the president's daughter didn't care about the Mexican children being separated from their parents at the US border.

Ivanka Trump being called the c-word is not something that Samantha Bee should have apologized for, Jon Stewart says.

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"Please understand that a lot of what the right does, and it's maybe their greatest genius, is they've created a code of conduct that they police, that they themselves don't have to, in any way, abide", Stewart said, according to The Daily Beast.

Catch Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on Wednesdays at 10:30 pm ET on TBS. President Trump also said that Bee should be fired. "It's a game, it's a strategy and it's working".

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On Thursday, Kelly likened Bee's comment to Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, tweeting: "This is disgusting". At San Francisco's Clusterfest, Stewart said, "They don't give a shit about the word "c-t, '" "That is probably, he says that instead of 'please, ' I'm guessing", Stewart said specifically about Donald Trump".

"You know, Ivanka, that's a lovely 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*nt", Bee said.

As The Daily Beast notes, various reports since the 1980s have suggested Trump has used the derogatory word to describe women.

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