Stephen Colbert responds to tweet controversy

April 2, 2014 2:23 PM

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Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert spent about half of Monday's Colbert Report riffing on last week's controversy over a tweet from the show's verified account that went viral and led to an online campaign to cancel his show.

In case you missed it: On Thursday night, a satirical tweet from @colbertreport that many felt was insensitive to Asians was posted and quickly deleted, but not before activist Suey Park started a hashtag, #cancelcolbert, that was trending worldwide for more than 36 hours. (The brouhaha had its orig...

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