Entertainment Weekly


Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


Stephen Colbert tackles Bill O'Reilly on gay-marriage

Posted on

In case you missed it, a lot of people are pro-gay marriage right now. It’s kind of the thing. This includes Bill O’Reilly, a noted strong feelings-haver who said recently both that “homosexuals” had the “compelling argument” in this week’s Supreme Court cases and that he doesn’t “feel that strongly about [gay marriage] one way or the other.”

This was world-shattering news for Stephen Colbert, who spent his show’s opening monologue working through the Papa Bear Paradox. He started with the flip-flop — “the gayest of all beach sandals” — and ended with goat marriage. America!

Read more:

Stephen Colbert to interview Bill Clinton

Junot Diaz discusses immigration, the ‘Superman Question’ on ‘The Colbert Report’ — VIDEO

Colbert tackles 3 equally vital stories: Chavez’s death, Jon Stewart’s hiatus & James Franco’s Francosity — VIDEO