Colbert Blasts Trump’s ‘Horseface’ Attack on Stormy Daniels: ‘You Heard it Straight From The Horse’s Ass’

On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert slammed President Donald Trump for his recent attacks aimed at Stormy Daniels. In his latest development of “Stormy Watch,” Colbert reacted to a judge’s decision to throw out Stormy’s defamation lawsuit against Trump and ordered her to pay his legal fees. He suggested to Stormy to start a GoFundMe called, “For $10,000,000 I will stop describing Trump’s penis.” He criticized the judge’s ruling that it was Trump’s “First Amendment” right to call Stormy a liar about their alleged affair because “rhetorical hyperbole” is “normally associated with politics and public discourse.” “It’s only normal because Trump made it normal!” Colbert exclaimed. The Late Show host then read Trump’s “horseface” jab against Stormy.

Colbert: This DNA Test Reveals With ‘High Confidence’ That Elizabeth Warren… ‘Is Running For President’

On Monday night, Stephen Colbert had some fun at the expense of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for the release of a DNA test to prove she has some sort of Native American heritage. Colbert began by going after President Donald Trump for his “racist” attacks against Warren, repeatedly referring to her “affectionately” as “Pocahontas.” “See? It may be racist, but it’s affectionate,” Colbert said. “Because Trump has great affection for racism.” He then showed a clip from the highly-produced campaign video where Warren is speaking to a DNA expert who can say with “high confidence” that Warren has Native American ancestry. “You heard them right,” Colbert told the audience. “This test accurately reveals with a high confidence that Elizabeth Warren… is running for president. That we know, it came back positive.” Colbert called the video “impressive,” adding that the only thing that could have made it more Continue reading "Colbert: This DNA Test Reveals With ‘High Confidence’ That Elizabeth Warren… ‘Is Running For President’"

Colbert Writer Speaks Out About Tweet Mocking Kavanaugh: ‘I Regret My Tone-Deaf Attempt at Sarcasm’

A Late Show writer is now speaking out after landing in hot Twitter water Saturday for a sarcastic tweet taking a jab at newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. In the wake of the final vote to approve his seat on the bench, Ariel Dumas wrote, “No matter what happens, I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life.” The tweet has since been deleted, and it appears Dumas is trying to make things right, following up the remark Sunday with an explanation and an apologetic note. “The last couple of weeks have been hard for the country and for me personally,” Dumas said. “The complexity of frustration, anger and sadness can’t be accurately conveyed on twitter, and I regret my tone-deaf attempt at sarcasm in the wake of it.”

Colbert Praises CNN For Its Report on Late Show Executive Accused of Inappropriate Misconduct

On Wednesday night, Stephen Colbert took a moment to praise CNN for its report about a CBS executive who was accused of using sexist and homophobic language. According to CNN, senior vice president of talent for CBS Televisions Studios Vincent “Vinnie” Favale was placed on leave for making inappropriate remarks in the work place. One former female CBS executive recalled him telling her he got “four erections” while watching Jennifer Hudson during rehearsal in 2015. Favale had previously served as the senior programming executive for The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert until 2017. One staffer alleges she was faced with retaliation by Favale after she reported to HR about comment he made comparing a drill to a “big black dick.” He would frequently refer to Colbert as “gay” and accused actor Hugh Jackman of being “in the closet.” The Late Show Continue reading "Colbert Praises CNN For Its Report on Late Show Executive Accused of Inappropriate Misconduct"

Eva Longoria: If Trump Asked For My Help, I Would Say ‘Yes’

Actress Eva Longoria appeared on The Late Show and was asked if she were given the opportunity to help President Donald Trump whether or not she would. Longoria, who is a political activist and previously campaigned for former President Barack Obama, was pressed on a hypothetical by Stephen Colbert. “If this president called and asked for your help to make this a better country, the Commander in Chief had said, ‘Eva Longoria, I need your help to make this a better world, would you say yes? Would you help me?'” Colbert asked. “Yes,” Longoria responded. “It’s hard to say no to your country, you know? You have to take up that responsibility. I actually had that fear that he was going to call.” “A lot of women do,” Colbert quipped. “No, I was meaning like, ‘Oh my God, you know, I didn’t vote for him.’ But then Continue reading "Eva Longoria: If Trump Asked For My Help, I Would Say ‘Yes’"

Jake Tapper Calls For More Female Voices Amid Kavanaugh Coverage: ‘We’d Heard From Men Enough’

On Monday night, CNN anchor Jake Tapper weighed in on the recent events surrounding the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Tapper began by telling Stephen Colbert the allegations made against Kavanaugh will be remembered no matter the outcome of his confirmation, comparing them to his recollection of the confirmation of Justice Clarance Thomas and the allegations made by Anita Hill. and noting that as “nasty” as the politics were back then, it feels “even nastier” today. Colbert then mentioned President Donald Trump‘s press conference at the White House and asked The Lead host who he thought the president was referring to when he accused many in Washington D.C. of having such skeletons in their closets. “This might come as news to you, but sometimes he makes things up,” Tapper told Colbert. “On the other hand, you know, it’s probably a safe bet that some of Continue reading "Jake Tapper Calls For More Female Voices Amid Kavanaugh Coverage: ‘We’d Heard From Men Enough’"

Colbert Scorns Kavanaugh: Trump Had ’19 Credible Allegations’ Against Him, So ‘Save Your Indignation’

On Thursday night, Stephen Colbert lashed out against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh over his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Colbert mocked Kavanaugh for various remarks, including one when he said that “today… I fear for the future.” “#MeToo,” Colbert reacted. “Though if you just started that today, you’re a little late to the party.” He later showed a clip of Kavanaugh talking about his passion for coaching, saying “I love coaching more than anything I have done in my whole life.” “So go do that!” Colbert exclaimed. “Follow your passion!” The Late Show host then had some fun at the expense of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for his fiery speech that blasted Democrats for their handling of the confirmation. “Wow, somebody really grew a pair when the ‘scary doctor lady’ left the room,” Colbert quipped. However, Colbert saved his most brutal stuff Continue reading "Colbert Scorns Kavanaugh: Trump Had ’19 Credible Allegations’ Against Him, So ‘Save Your Indignation’"