Comedian Samantha Bee intends to address the fallout from her vulgar comment about Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpHouse panel tees up Trump executive privilege fight in Jan. 6 probe Mary Trump doesn't see her cousins connecting with GOP Rubio: Biden's new child allowance is 'first step toward a universal basic income' MORE when her show airs a new episode on Wednesday.
A TBS spokesman told CNN on Sunday that Bee will discuss the matter when her show returns, but did not provide further details. Other sources told CNN that Bee and her producers are planning an in-depth response.
The comedian sparked a firestorm when she called Trump a "feckless c---" during a segment on her show last week about the Trump administration’s policies that separate migrant children from their families.
Bee apologized in a statement Thursday, calling her remark “inappropriate and inexcusable.”
TBS said Bee took the proper action in apologizing, but did not indicate the host would face further punishment.
President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE on Friday questioned why Bee had not been fired for the remark. He suggested it was a double standard after ABC canceled the sitcom "Roseanne" following a racist tweet from star Roseanne Barr.
“Why aren’t they firing no talent Samantha Bee for the horrible language used on her low ratings show?” he tweeted. “A total double standard but that’s O.K., we are Winning, and will be doing so for a long time to come!”
Why aren’t they firing no talent Samantha Bee for the horrible language used on her low ratings show? A total double standard but that’s O.K., we are Winning, and will be doing so for a long time to come!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 1, 2018