July 28, 2017
"Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee has an enviable "maple parachute"—dual citizenship in the U.S. and Canada. But she's not leaving Trump's America any time soon.
<p>"We are in it to win it here, Stephen," she told "Late Show" host Colbert when she guest-starred on the show Thursday. "We're not joking around. We chose this place, and we intend to fix it!"</p><p>Bee and her husband live in upper Manhattan with their three children aged 11, 9 and 6. </p><p>"Do they watch the show?" Colbert asked Bee, referring to "Full Frontal" on TBS. </p><p>"They do not watch the show, it's a dirty show," she answered. On the other hand, "they do love salty language." </p><p>"But that doesn't come from me," she added. "They just know it; they absorb it."</p><p>And Bee's expert parenting ploy draws on exploiting just this. </p><p>"I can get them do anything just by letting them use one piece of salty language in a conversation," she bragged. "That's their treat.... they don't want chocolate, they don't want anything like... cakes and other things normal children like, but they do love to swear."</p><p>"So," Bee continued. "If I want them to do something, I'm very cagey about it... 'If you clean your rooms diligently, you can sit together with me and do one high-quality swear.'" </p><p>According to Bee's rules, the swear has to be used in a proper sentence "and it has to make sense for the swear."</p><p>Colbert was stunned. </p><p>"Can you give me an example of a word you might allow the children to say?" he asked. "We'll bleep it." </p><p>Watch:</p><p><span class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="db2d399981e84d5041cef82ed32251fa" style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;"><iframe frameborder="0" height="auto" type="lazy-iframe" scrolling="no" data-runner-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lIY2bSH2xCQ?rel=0" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;" width="100%"></iframe></span></p>
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