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Comedian Stephen Colbert took his satire to the next level in January 2012 when he announced he was running for president and officially registered for a super PAC campaign fund. His fans donated more than $1 million. Watch as Stephen shares what this experiment taught him.
He's intensely private and one of the biggest stars on TV, but you've never met the real Stephen Colbert until now. In this exclusive interview, Oprah travels to Stephen's home state, South Carolina, for a never-before-seen side of this comic phenom.
Oprah says the world seems confused by Stephen Colbert , an actor who plays a character also named Stephen Colbert . Watch as the real Stephen tells Oprah how newsmen like Bill O'Reilly, Anderson Cooper and Geraldo Rivera inspired his alter ego.
In her first interview, Evelyn "Evie" McGee-Colbert, Stephen Colbert's wife of almost 19 years, admits that she doesn't like her husband's alter ego much. Plus, Evie shares the most romantic thing Stephen has ever done and how he makes her laugh, even when she doesn't want to.
When he was 10 years old, Stephen Colbert suffered an unimaginable loss. His father, James, and two older brothers were killed in a plane crash. Watch as Stephen reveals how this tragedy helped make him the man he is today and shares what brings him pure joy.
Too unctuous? Too needy? Watch as Stephen Colbert , host of The Colbert Report , runs through a few greetings for Oprah, his guest for the afternoon.
Stephen Colbert says that for years he modeled his act after comic greats like George Carlin and Steve Martin and steered clear of politics. Find out how Jon Stewart encouraged Stephen to bring his ideas and political satire to television.
Long before Stephen Colbert became a household name, he lived in Chicago, waiting tables by day and performing improv comedy at Second City by night. Watch as Stephen tells Oprah about his restaurant experience and explains why everyone should be required to wait tables once in his or her life.
In 2006, Stephen Colbert was invited to perform at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. The audience, which included President George W. Bush, seemed baffled by Stephen's character. Now, Stephen reveals why he's never watched that speech.
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