Colbert Returns With a Super Classy Tribute to his Ailing Mother

  • Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert returned last night after an unexpected and abrupt suspension of his show last week. In classic Colbert style, he adressed the headline-making interruption, saying “Before we start the broadcast tonight, I just want to address my recent absence from the national conversation as the hub around which republic turns.”

    The brief introduction to last night’s show parodied some of the more outrageous explanations for his suspension and subtly  addressed the actual reason, his ailing mother, “Evidently, having 11 children makes you tough as nails.” Watch the tribute below:

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