It’s no secret that Stephen Colbert is a huge Apple fanboy, but his taking a call from Apple’s head software designer during a product presentation took the audience by surprise:
Forget hosting The Late Show, Stephen Colbert just lined up the gig of a lifetime: Intergalactic Chancellor of Apple.
Well, his exact title is still a work in progress, if Thursday’s iPad event is any evidence. In a very dad-like phone call, Apple’s senior VP of software design Craig Federighi explained to Colbert how the comedian would help the tech company “triple-down” on secrecy — something much needed after Wednesday’s iPad leak.
Source: The Verge
Following his appearance “Late Night with Seth Meyers” this past Tuesday, Stephen Colbert recorded a special introduction just for Gwen Stefani, after she botched the pronunciation “Colbert” at this years Emmy Awards when announcing “The Colbert Report” as the winner of the ‘Outstanding Variety Series’ category.
But we shouldn’t be so hard on poor Gwen. As Adam Levine (her co-presenter) revealed on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night, that he had given a nervous Gwen some advice on how to pronounce “Colbert” before going on stage to present the Emmy Award.
Stephen Colbert presents the award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie” at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.