The Late Show | A nod from Stephen Colbert to Fred the Groundhog

The news of the death of groundhog Fred, Thursday in Val-d’Espoir in Gaspésie, resonated as far as the United States. His sudden passing on Groundhog Day was the subject of a segment on the show The Late Show.

“It’s a tragic story that happened this morning in Quebec,” said, tongue-in-cheek, host Stephen Colbert. “Fred the groundhog didn’t see his shadow, because he died during the night. The organizers of the annual event replaced him with a child dressed up… as a groundhog. And they predicted a late spring. Boo! ! »

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