Larry Wilmore to Stephen Colbert: "All the best worst racial stuff started happening" after show got cancelled

"I'm very sad for it, but I'm very proud of the work that we did," Wilmore said of his show getting canned

Brendan Gauthier
September 2, 2016 5:27PM (UTC)

Former-"Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore returned to late-night television on Thursday as a guest on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show."

Asked how he feels about his show's "sudden and unexpected cancellation," Wilmore said he's "very disappointed."

"I'm very sad for it, but I'm very proud of the work that we did" he explained. "I like to live in the abundance of just being grateful for what we had to do, and hopefully I can do something like that again some time."


"I'm very upset that they did cancel a brother's show when all the best worst racial stuff started happening," he amended. "Hillary calls Trump a bigot, he calls her a bigot, he's going on his Mexican tour right now ... You've got a quarterback (San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick) who won't stand for the national anthem for racial reasons."

Brendan Gauthier

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