Huffington responds to photo of Franken cupping her breast

'The notion that there was anything inappropriate is truly absurd': Arianna Huffington defends Al Franken after pictures circulate of 2000 photoshoot in which Senator is groping her breasts But Huffington said in a statement that the photos were taken as a joke in 2000 to promote a segment called 'Strange Bedfellows' on Bill Maher's show On Monday the New York Post published photos taken in 2000 to promote a segment called 'Strange Bedfellows,' from Bill Maher's show on ABC Politically Correct. The photo shows the former Saturday Night Live star and current Minnesota Senator posing a bed, with Franken cupping Huffington's breast with one of his hands.

Bill Maher Reflects On Humor, Politics In Wild 2016 Election

Bill Maher speaks onstage at the Cinema For Peace event benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization in Los Angeles held at Montage Hotel on January 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The wild antics and unusual nature of the 2016 presidential campaign could be seen as good fortune to a comedian.