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Executive Producer & Host Samantha Bee attends 'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' FYC Event Los Angeles at The WGA Theater on May 24, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TBS/Turner)

Television Academy Barred Media from Award Show Honoring Samantha Bee

The Television Academy banned the media from an event where foul-mouthed TBS late-night host Samantha Bee received an award for her show’s “inspirational content,” on the same day she was forced to apologize for calling White House adviser Ivanka Trump a “feckless c**t.”

Samantha Bee attends "A Night Out With" FYC Event held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Samantha Bee Defends Calling Ivanka Trump a ‘C**t’ at TV Academy Awards

Embattled TBS late-night host Samantha Bee took the stage to accept a Television Academy Honors award Thursday night and defended calling White House advisor Ivanka Trump a “c*nt,” lashed out at the Trump administration “treating people legally seeking asylum as criminals,” and thanked her bosses at Turner Broadcasting for having her back.