Late-night host Stephen Colbert recently had to pause filming of his CBS show after contracting COVID-19 for the second time.
Initially planning to record “The Late Show” from home, he later announced a further hiatus due to doctor’s orders.
Colbert has been a vocal advocate for the COVID-19 vaccine, featuring educational segments on his show and reworking iconic songs to promote vaccination. (Trending: Photos Released Of Cocaine Found In White House)
A message from Stephen: Sorry to say, per doctor’s orders, I’m going to be out for the rest of the week. Resting up so that I can deliver the hand crafted, artisanal talk show that we so enjoy serving you. In the meantime, a heady blend of Paxlovid and onions in my socks (thank… pic.twitter.com/7ZHyK7fNit
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) October 18, 2023
“Sorry to say, per doctor’s orders, I’m going to be out for the rest of the week,” he posted online.
“Resting up so that I can deliver the hand crafted, artisanal talk show that we so enjoy serving you,” he added.
“In the meantime, a heady blend of Paxlovid and onions in my socks (thank you, Fallon) will be rebuilding my immune system,” he said. (Trending: Court Hands Down Crucial 2nd Amendment Ruling)
Stephen is experiencing symptoms consistent with a recurrence of COVID. Out of an abundance of caution for his staff, guests, and audience, he will be isolating for a few additional days. The Late Show will not be taping new episodes until further notice.
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) May 9, 2022
This isn’t the first time Colbert has faced COVID-19, having previously had the virus in April 2022.
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