'Full Frontal With Samantha Bee' Apologizes For Mocking Man With Cancer

Lawrence Kim
March 11, 2017

Samantha Bee has apologized to a brain cancer patient named Kyle Coddington who she said has "Nazi hair" after the man's sister pointed out that his hair was due to his treatment.

"We only leaned of his condition today & have removed him from the piece".

The Full Frontal Twitter account apologized for offending Coddington Thursday after a video segment mocking him for sporting "Nazi" hair went viral online. One of those men featured is Kyle Coddington, a young writer with stage 4 glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. She then cut to a black woman at a post-speech town hall gathering, who said of the speech, "that's not the Donald Trump that I've seen for the past 30 days".

But Coddington and his family members quickly noticed the footage and found it deeply offensive. "Richard Spencer's is, but mine's from cancer".

However, Kyle was not impressed with the apology and hit back: "The effects of the comments made on Full Frontal go further than my battle with a serious illness".

Coddington himself seemed to handle the incident with some humor, asking Bee on Twitter, "Please delete this episode".

At the time Coddington was identified in the Full Frontal segment, and the show made its contribution to his GoFundMe fundraiser, he had less than $2K raised in donation.

"Currently, there is no cure, but there is a chance", Kyle wrote on the crowdfunding page.

Still, Coddington did thank the show for donating $1,000 to his GoFundMe page to help defray his medical expenses.

Samantha Bee and the Full Frontal team returned last night after a short hiatus to check in on "America's one-man white supremacist employment program", a.k.a., the United States government. I fully believe that God is still in the miracle-making business as well!

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