Stephen Colbert donates more than $400K to NC hurricane relief

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FILE – In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, Stephen Colbert participates in “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” segment of the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Colbert says he has no regrets about insulting President Donald Trump in a monologue that included a crude sexual reference and prompted calls to fire […]

Stephen Colbert has donated more than $400,000 from books sales to North Carolina to help in its recovery from Hurricane Florence, according to Gov. Cooper.

On Twitter, Cooper wrote: “All barbecue jokes aside, a huge thank you to for donating a portion of the proceeds from his book to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund.”

The remarks from the governor, come after Colbert has made many jokes about not liking NC BBQ.

The money come from sales of Colbert’s book, “Whose Boat is This Boat?”

You can watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert weeknights at 11:35pm on WNCT.

 

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