In the bit, part of a 50-minute set posted on YouTube over the weekend, the comedian joked about the victims of the Florida school shooting.
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After weeks of unannounced performances, he was advertised on the Comedy Cellar bill as he attempts a comeback from sexual misconduct accusations.
The premier Greenwich Village club is getting into the late-night programming wars at a time when it has been under fire for Louis C.K. appearances.
Analytical as ever, the comic has strong opinions about disgraced peers like Cosby. He says the audience is always right (even about his #MeToo joke).
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The comic, who admitted to sexual misconduct, returned to the Comedy Cellar, where a new policy lets uncomfortable customers leave, their check picked up by the club.
Already reeling from the response to earlier #MeToo remarks, the comedian apologized again, this time for insulting people with Down syndrome.
“Les Moonves is gone,” Colbert said of the ousted CBS chief accused of sexual harassment. “For at least nine months, until he does a set at the Comedy Cellar.”