Samantha Bee Blasted NBC After Trump's 'Tonight Show' Spot

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Samantha Bee is once again speaking for the people and proving that maybe it's time to turn off the regular late night shows in exchange for some "Full Frontal."

On Monday, she put NBC on blast for their constant support of Donald Trump and his racist, sexist and xenophobic rhetoric.

Namely, she blamed the network for "cutting ties" with Trump after he called Mexicans "rapists," but then still allowing him to host "Saturday Night Live" and appear on "The Tonight Show."


With Trump gaining in the polls against Hillary Clinton, Bee lashed out on the network for normalizing him and his hateful messages.

She suggested that ratings seem to mean more to NBC. The network allowed Trump to continue hosting "The Apprentice" and "The Celebrity Apprentice" while promoting birtherism.

Trump continued to deny Obama was born in the United States the same day Jimmy Fallon mussed his hair on "The Tonight Show" and showed off the house where Trump was born.

Bee said,

Fallon has only responded to criticism of Trump's appearance with a limp excuse, saying,

However, Bee believes that it's not enough to just make fun of Trump and his many appearances, much like what other late night hosts like Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers have been doing.

It's time to hold beloved hosts, like Fallon, more accountable. Bee and Jo Miller, an executive producer on "Full Frontal," admitted they love Fallon -- because who doesn't? But then Miller added an important point,

Miller, who previously worked with Bee on "The Daily Show," admitted that that public servants need to be shown as human beings, but added,

Citations: Samantha Bee Condemns NBC and Jimmy Fallon's Trump Interview (NY Times)