What began as a joke on late night television, has now become an effort for those seeking relief. Stephen Colbert of “The Late Show, is pledging the
What began as a joke on late night television, has now become an effort for those seeking relief. Stephen Colbert of “The Late Show, is pledging the proceeds from his book “Whose Boat Is This Boat? Comments That Don’t Help in the Aftermath of a Hurricane” to not only his home state of South Carolina but North Carolina as well.
This week. Gov. Roy Cooper was able to receive a check for $412,412 in effort to help those recover in North Carolina. In a statement, Colbert was saying that he hopes that both Carolinas will recover for the disastrous wether from last fall.
Stephen Colbert Donates Huge Chunk Of Money
Last week Colbert sent a check for $412,412 to Gov. Roy Cooper to help with disaster recovery in North Carolina. On his Facebook account, Copper was able to thank Colbert with a picture of the check as well as a copy of the book.
In the post, Cooper was giving thanks to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for the donation. The donation was towards the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund. Cooper and Colbert had been having a small barbecue feud. It began when the comedian was talking about the mayor barbecue in January. He was saying that there was a lack of flavor in Cooper’s barbecue. However, Cooper was saying that South Carolina has a mustard problem when it comes to their barbecue.
On Septemeber 14, Hurricane Florence was swirling around North Carlina. The winds were so strong that they caused billions in damage to both states.
However, Colbert and his writing staff were able to come up with a book of quotes from President Trump from his visit to North Carolina.
The book, which is a fake children’s book, mocks question that Trump was asking about a yacht that was in residents yard. People with interest in the book can purchase it from Simon and Schuster for $14.99.