NBC apologizes to Bachmann

Rick Moran
A little late but well deserved:

NBC apologized to Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann after the house band played "Lyin' Ass Bitch" during her visit to "Late Show with Jimmy Fallon."

The Roots were widely criticized for playing the song as the Republican presidential hopeful took the stage for Monday's edition of the chat show.

Roots drummer Questlove and host Fallon both apologized Tuesday for the incident but Bachmann said she wanted to hear from NBC, which aired the show.

TVGuide.com said Doug Vaughan, the network's vice president for late-night programming, sent Bachmann a letter Wednesday apologizing and describing the incident as "not only unfortunate but also unacceptable."

They aren't going to fire the drummer, even though they should. It makes one think what would happen if they played a racially offensive song for Obama's entrance. No doubt Fallon himself would have been canned.



A little late but well deserved:

NBC apologized to Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann after the house band played "Lyin' Ass Bitch" during her visit to "Late Show with Jimmy Fallon."

The Roots were widely criticized for playing the song as the Republican presidential hopeful took the stage for Monday's edition of the chat show.

Roots drummer Questlove and host Fallon both apologized Tuesday for the incident but Bachmann said she wanted to hear from NBC, which aired the show.

TVGuide.com said Doug Vaughan, the network's vice president for late-night programming, sent Bachmann a letter Wednesday apologizing and describing the incident as "not only unfortunate but also unacceptable."

They aren't going to fire the drummer, even though they should. It makes one think what would happen if they played a racially offensive song for Obama's entrance. No doubt Fallon himself would have been canned.