Advertisers Avoid Samantha Bee Like the Plague for Second Straight Week

NewsBusters | 6/14/2018 | Staff
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It has been two weeks since vulgar comedian Samantha Bee’s vile attack against Ivanka Trump on Full Frontal, in which she called the President’s daughter a “feckless c**t” who should seduce her father, and corporate advertisers continued to keep their distance for her June 13 episode with just six non-Turner-owned promos sponsoring the show.

On the May 30 episode of Bee’s program, when she first made her comment about Ivanka, the program boasted a sturdy 19 advertisers. At that time, some of her advertisers included: Orkin, Taco Bell, Apple, Verizon, Haagen-Dazs, Jim Beam, Windows, Febreze, Discover, Geico, Snickers, Diamond Producers Association, Centrum, Outshine fruit bars, and State Farm.

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When droves of Americans collectively showed their revulsion for Bee’s supposed “joke,” advertisers State Farm and Autotrader publically announced they were pulling out of the show.

On the June 6 episode where she supposedly apologized, the pool of 19 ads dried up to a scant six....
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