posted Monday afternoon. Colbert previously tested positive for the coronavirus less than a month ago, according to a tweet from April 21.
At that time, he wrote that he was “basically fine,” thanks to being vaccinated, and joked, “This just proves that I will do anything to avoid interviewing Jason Bateman,” a reference to a planned interview that night with the popular “Ozark” star.On Monday, the political funnyman again made light of his positive test, tweeting, “WORST.
SEQUEL. EVER.” Monday’s announcement indicated that Colbert — whose show airs on CBS — would be “isolating for a few additional days.”Fellow late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel also recently missed taping his ABC series after contracting the virus.