More Fake News: Trump Said Emmy Ratings Were 'Worst Ever,' But Stephen Colbert Corrects Him

Tufayel Ahmed
Newsweek
More Fake News: Trump Said Emmy Ratings Were 'Worst Ever,' But Stephen Colbert Corrects Him
More Fake News: Trump Said Emmy Ratings Were 'Worst Ever,' But Stephen Colbert Corrects Him

Stephen Colbert is calling out President Donald Trump over his latest attempt at peddling fake news. Colbert, who presided over the awards show, corrected Trump on Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show, pointing to a Variety report that the 2017 Emmys were seen by 11.4 million viewers, which is 100,000 viewers more than the 2016 Emmys. “I swear I heard someone say at the Emmys that they were the highest-rated ever,” Colbert wise-cracked, referring to former White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s buzzy appearance at the awards in Los Angeles.

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