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“Folks, we end tonight’s show with a heavy heart because we taped all of tonight’s show and then we found out about the horrific attacks in Paris today. I know that not much is known right now. We do know there have been many deaths. The price is still ongoing,” Colbert said to audiences.
He continued, “President Hollande has declared a state of emergency and President Obama has promised the United States will do whatever it takes to bring those terrorists to justice.”
“We add our thoughts and prayers to everyone in Paris and now, um, we’ll see you on Monday, um,” he said before taking and releasing a deep breath, “goodnight.”
At least 120 were killed in a series of attacks that targeted young concertgoers, soccer fans and Parisians at popular nightspots in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II, the AP reported.
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