Stephen Colbert isn’t into the idea of Charlie Rose hosting a show in which he interviews other men accused of sexual harassment. During his “Late Show” monologue last night, Colbert trashed the proposed series: “A number of people believe it’s time to forgive and forget,” he said of the #MeToo movement six months after it first began. “Those people? The men.”
Colbert first brought up the examples of Matt Lauer, Mario Batali, and Garrison Keillor, all of whom are planning comebacks of one kind or another. He then turned his attention to the idea of Rose’s proposed show, joking that it should be called “To Catch Up With a Predator.” “I just don’t see why anyone would give a show to sexual harassers so they can interview other sexual harassers,” he said. “We don’t give criminals shows where they interview each other.”
After noting that no producer is yet attached to the show, which doesn’t have a network or streaming platform lined up either, Colbert joked, “Oh, no producer? Have they called Harvey Weinstein? I hear he’s got some free time.” Watch the full segment below.