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Stephen Colbert Jokes: “I Do Not Envy” Whoever Replaces David Letterman

Truth rating: 10

By Daniel Gates

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(Comedy Central)

Stephen Colbert addressed the news that he’ll replace David Letterman during Thursday’s “The Colbert Report.”

Kind of.

In a brilliant but brief segment, the host reflected on Letterman’s enormous influence, before Colbert (the character) slyly acknowledged that Colbert (the real person) will be taking over “The Late Show.”

“I gotta tell you, I do not envy whoever they try to put in that chair,” he declared, to the cheers of his studio audience.

Check out the video below!

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