Samantha Bee rips Harvey Weinstein, issues warning to


Erin Jensen, USA TODAY
Published 7:43 a.m. ET Oct. 12, 2017 | Updated 7:57 a.m. ET Oct. 12, 2017

Samantha Bee took to her late-night stage for the first time Wednesday since the sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein broke. 

Like Seth Meyers’ female Late Night writers, she was outraged by Weinstein’s response to the claims. 

“When the scandal broke, Weinstein made an apology-like statement in The New York Post, saying, ‘I have got to change, I’ve got to grow … I know a lot of people would like me to go into a facility,’” Bee reminded her viewers in the NSFW clip.

“Oh my God, I’m so behind on the slang,” she continued. “Is a facility what people call hell?”

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Bee also wasn’t here for Weinstein’s explanation that he “came of age in the ’60s and ’70s, when all the rules about behavior and workplaces were different.”

“Nobody asked for your all about me-a culpa,” Bee advised. “Don’t blame the ’60s and ’70s for your (expletive) decision making. It’s serial sexual harassment, not a Monkees tattoo.”

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At the segment’s close, she issued a warning to “creeps of Hollywood.” 

Women talk to each other, and we talk to journalists, and we talk to lawyers. It’s 2017. We don’t have to put up with this (expletive). We are coming for you,” said Bee. “Talk to every woman like she has me on speed dial. My show is only once a week. I’ve got some free time.”

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