Comedian Stephen Colbert is not being persecuted for jokes about Donald Trump
Presenter Stephen Colbert of the Late Show is not being persecuted for his jokes against president Donald Trump during a broadcast of the program on 1 may.
When joked Colbert, for example, that Trump more people against him in the harness hunted, than the disease of cancer. The American mediawaakhond FCC received thousands of complaints about the presenter.
But prosecution wants the FCC not to let it come, reports Variety. The mediawaakhond the complaints investigated but decided not to punishment to impose. CBS had a peep put on the texts of Colbert.
In addition, it was also played by the fact that the show after 22: 00 is being broadcast. Programs in the USA, late in the evening to be broadcast may generally controversiëler.
Viewers and supporters of Trump tried via Twitter, using the hashtag #FireColbert, the CBS to convince Colbert to dismiss. Who refused to respond to the complaints and referred to the FCC.
Since Stephen Colbert regularly the American president is attacking, are the ratings of the Late Show with understand a lot in the elevator. The program is since the beginning of 2017 the best viewed latenightshow on American television.