Samantha Bee reflects on the 'steep learning curve' following backlash

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Samantha Bee just received yet another hard-earned Emmy nomination for her show Full Frontal, hot on the heels of her win last year.

Yet she can't help but meet this achievement with mixed emotions, after being embroiled in an outrage news cycle for calling Ivanka Trump a "feckless cunt."

"You can't celebrate your victories long. That's all I'm saying," she said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter shortly after the Thursday announcement. "It affected me a lot."

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Bee issued not one, but two apologies during the firestorm of backlash, on Twitter and the show itself. Her on-air apology focused less on the word itself and more on its distraction from the immigration policy she was trying to call attention to.  Read more...

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