Colbert made the comments on his show Thursday night, questioning Lemon’s choice to dress so casually.
“I believe a great man once said, ‘What the f*** is that?’” the comedian said while displaying an image of Lemon doing the broadcast Thursday.
“I know they want to add some comedy to CNN, and this is hilarious, but how do you report the news in that outfit? How do you actually talk about tragedy wearing that, because what could be more tragic than that look he had this morning?” he continued, per The Daily Mail.
Colbert next compared Lemon’s outfit to