Stephen Colbert is leaving us forever. The fake one, that is. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Late Show host is retiring his Colbert Report character due to legal reasons.
Colbert hosted his long-running Comedy Central series as the bombastic, conservative character. Recently, he reprised the role for the Republican National Convention.
On last night’s Late Show, Colbert revealed Comedy Central will not allow him to play Colbert the character on CBS due to intellectual property concerns. However, the host immediately debuted a new character, the identical twin cousin of conservative Colbert, who is also named Stephen Colbert. Got it?
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What do you think? Are you a fan of Colbert’s Colbert Report character? Are you sad to see him go?
How this guy is on a big network and doing crap is unreal. What he use to be is not what he is now. He is so bad, if can’t insult tramp after the 2016 elections. His rating will get even worse. Who wants to she hiss tiff and news politics every night? When people are trying to get away from crap that we view and hear in news. This isn’t comedy, it’s just bashing people without haphaving telenr to entertain people on its own. He was great on CC, but this now isn’t close what he use to be.… Read more »