- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

TBS has apologized and removed a video comparing Hillary Clinton to a hyena after drawing backlash from one of the network’s stars, Samantha Bee.

The short video titled, “Hillary Clinton’s Call of the Wild,” featured clips of Mrs. Clinton laughing with alternating shots of cackling hyenas, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

“Move over Donkey! There’s a new mascot in town. … #ImWithHyena,” the network’s accompanying tweet read.

Ms. Bee, host of the TBS late-night show “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” responded to the video Monday in a now-deleted tweet to her network, saying “Delete your account” — a reference to a tweet that Mrs. Clinton directed at Republican rival Donald Trump last month, Variety reported.

The network issued a statement Tuesday saying the video, created by TBS website The Heckler, was “obviously a poor attempt at humor and has been taken down.”



“Moving forward we’ll leave political satire to professionals like Samantha Bee,” the statement said.

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