Samantha Bee apologized for calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless c–t” on her present “Full Frontal” Wednesday evening — whereas including that everybody ought to “fear slightly bit extra in regards to the niceness of our actions.”
“Lots of people have been offended and indignant I used an epithet to explain the president’s daughter and adviser final week,” Bee stated on her first present for the reason that controversy.
“It’s a phrase I’ve used on the present many instances, hoping to reclaim it. This time I used it as an insult. I crossed the road, I remorse it and I do apologize for that.”
Bee continued to elucidate that whereas she has tried “reclaim” the phrase many ladies have heard the phrase on the “worst moments of their lives.”
“Plenty of them don’t need that phrase reclaimed. They need it gone. And, I don’t blame them,” she stated. “I don’t need to inflict extra ache on them.”
The comic stated she regretted that she allowed the dialogue to focus on her obscene phrase as an alternative of the immigration coverage she was trying to spotlight.
“I’d do something to assist these children. I hate that this distracted from them,” Bee stated. “So, to them I’m additionally sorry.”
Bee concluded her assertion by making an attempt to shift the controversy over phrases towards a extra substantive debate about folks’s conduct.
“I’m actually sorry that I stated that phrase. However, what? Civility is simply good phrases, might we should always all fear little bit extra in regards to the niceness of our actions,” she stated.