- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 9, 2017

TBS’ “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” has publicly apologized for mocking an attendee at the Conservative Political Action Conference as having “Nazi hair” after producers were informed that he’s undergoing treatment for brain cancer.

“We deeply apologize for offending @_that_kyle in our CPAC segment,” the show tweeted Thursday afternoon. “We only learned of his condition today & have removed him from the piece.”

In the segment, Michael Rubens narrates while cutting to images of young CPAC attendees sporting partially shaved heads, Mediaite first reported.

“This year, the bow ties were gone, replaced by Nazi hair, Nazi hair, Nazi hair,” Mr. Rubens said while including an image of an attendee named Kyle Coddington, whose GoFundMe page says he suffers from stage 4 glioblastoma.

Mr. Coddington’s sister, Megan, called out the show on Twitter for the mistake.

“When @iamsambee makes fun of your brother for having ‘Nazi hair,’” she wrote. “He actually has stage 4 brain cancer, but whatever floats your boat.”

A clip of the segment on YouTube has since been deleted.



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