Samantha Bee Blasts Hope Hicks as 'If Zooey Deschanel Joined the Alt-Right'

On Wednesday night's episode of Full Frontal, Samantha Bee carved out some time to tell soon-to-be-former White House communications director Hope Hicks how she really felt: "Fuck you!"

The late-night comedian admitted she hasn't spent enough time doing that in the past—telling Hicks to fuck off, that is—but was finally ready to put her foot down, three weeks after Hicks announced her plans to resign from her job under President Donald Trump in the White House.

"I cannot let another week go by without saying, 'Fuck you, Hope Hicks,'" Bee began. "I've never talked much about Hope, because unlike every other member of the Trump orbit, she doesn't careen onto our television screens, lobbing lies and racial invective every damn day. But that doesn't mean she should get a pass."

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Of course, there is another reason Bee's attention was brought to Hicks this week: A profile on the Trump employees in New York Magazine, published Sunday, where Hicks said she only left the White House because of in-fighting and not, as Bee points out, "say, Charlottesville." The profile also revealed Hicks baked cookies and packaged them with personalized notes in silver marker for her coworkers. "At least we all know what it would look like if Zooey Deschanel joined the alt-right," Bee noted.

Bee has a point. According to New York Magazine, one of those personalized notes read, "Believe in love," and featured a small, hand-drawn heart. It seems all she is missing is the quirky Fox comedy possessed by Deschanel.

The comedian concluded by imagining the rest of Hicks non-Trump, guilt-free days. "Hope Hicks, thanks to your force-field of bland, pretty whiteness, you'll probably escape this nightmare presidency unscathed. You'll disappear into nice, wealthy anonymity in a nice town somewhere and someday you'll go to the gates of the nice, white, Protestant heaven where St. Peter will laugh in your face and say, 'You think you're getting in here? You helped burn down democracy, bitch, get your ass downstairs!'"

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