UPDATE, 1:10 PM: Full Frontal has made a $1,000 donation to the GoFundMe campaign of cancer patient Kyle Coddington, reports the program EP Miles Kahn.
And other, smaller donations have been coming in at a good-ish clip since news broke that Samantha Bee’s show had pulled down the segment and apologized. That includes one $10 donation that accompanied the comment, “For Kyle’s awesome haircut and because my cousin waged this same fight. Screw you, Sam Bee. With Love, A Never Hillary Voter”:
Previous, 12:31 PM TBS’ Samantha Bee late-night show Full Frontal has removed a segment from Wednesday’s episode, and issued an apology, after learning one of the CPAC attendees who came in for hairstyle mocking is a cancer patient.
For the “Whither Conservatism” segment, Full Frontal sent a correspondent to Conservative Political Action Conference to find out what conservatism is these days.
“This venerable conference has long celebrated traditional small-government conservatism,” the narrator said. “Just last year, CPAC was dominated by Ted Cruz supporters and chirpy little shits with bowties. But Donald Trump, worried about a poor reception, canceled his appearance.
This year, the bowties were gone – replaced with Nazi hair. Fuck Off. And CPAC was decidedly Trump country.”
That bit included shots of various men sporting “Nazi hair.” Including Outset’s Kyle Coddington, who, his sister reports, has brain cancer: