- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 31, 2018

Comedian Kathy Griffin inserted herself into another anti-Trump firestorm on Thursday after one of her peers apologized for calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless c—t.”

The woman who broke down into tears after her May 2017 “beheading” anti-Trump art cost her numerous jobs — including work at CNN — now says TBS is “spineless” for its reaction to a recent broadcast of “Full Frontal.”

“You know, Ivanka, that’s a beautiful photo of you and your child, but let me just say, one mother to another, do something about your dad’s immigration practices, you feckless c—t,” Ms. Bee said Wednesday evening.

Public outcry over the remarks prompted one of the show’s advertisers, Autotrader, to pull its sponsorship.

“I would like to sincerely apologize to Ivanka Trump and to my viewers for using an expletive on my show to describe her last night,” Ms. Bee said in a statement released Thursday. “It was inappropriate and inexcusable. I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it.”

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“Spineless. Support your talent TBS. Instead, you made her apologize,” Ms. Griffin responded.

“Please do not be hard on @iamsambee for apologizing,” she added. “While I was hoping she wouldn’t, I know first hand what it’s like being put through the Trump wood chipper … what she’s going through right now is crazy. All for a bleeped word. Comics held to higher standards than the president.”

TBS issued its own statement saying Ms. Bee did the right thing by apologizing, although “those words should not have been aired. It was our mistake too, and we regret it.”

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