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”And now the whole world thinks Ryan Lochte is that crazy American with the weird hair who keeps making stuff up and causing an international incident, which is not how an Olympian acts,” Colbert said.
Then came the killer line: “That’s how a presidential candidate acts.” Ouch.
Colbert later used clips of Lochte apologizing to Matt Lauer of “Today” to produce his own hilarious “exclusive interview” with the athlete. In the faux interview, Colbert quizzed Lochte on the scandal, his intoxication at the time and his plans for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Check it out in the clip below:
Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.