Larry Wilmore Mocks Ben Affleck's Ancestral Cover Up: 'His Ancestors May Have Owned Mine'

April 21, 2015 2:21 PM

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The host of "The Nightly Show" skewered actor Ben Affleck on Monday for turning "positively Nixonian" after finding out that he had a slave-owning ancestor on a 2014 episode of the PBS series "Finding Your Roots."

"It turns out his roots were a little too close to 'Roots' roots," Wilmore joked, before chastising Affleck for allegedly trying to censor the information, according to emails leaked during the great Sony hacking scandal of 2014.

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