Comedian Stephen Colbert makes fun of Bob Filner on 'The Colbert Report'
Colbert performs own version of 'Filner dance'
Last Updated: 137 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Comedian Stephen Colbert poked fun at the situation surrounding Mayor Bob Filner and the city of San Diego on his show Thursday night.
"We've got another political sex scandal! This time involving San Diego Mayor Bob Filner … shocking, I know. I always thought that chicken was the mayor," Colbert said on Thursday night's episode of "The Colbert Report."
Colbert lampooned the mayor, making fun of the so-called "Filner dance" -- which some say happens when women try to avoid Filner's advances.
"I think I just sexually harassed myself," Colbert said after performing his version of the "Filner dance."
"Yes, the Filner dance; because sexually harassing people Gangnam Style is so 2012," added Colbert.
Filner has garnered national news attention ever since a Team 10 report that led to the investigation. But with Colbert's words, San Diego became a punchline.
Colbert played a part of the now-famous apology video, specifically focusing on the part of the statement in which Filner says, "I've reached into my heart and soul and realized I must and will change my behavior."
Colbert responded, "See? This man reaches into hearts and souls and it's not his fault … sometimes there's [expletive] in the way."
Colbert ended the segment comparing Filner to Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner, saying both had not only survived scandal but now seem poised for political comebacks.
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