On Tuesday night, CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert addressed the serious accusations of sexual harassment against morning news host Charlie Rose. Mediaite reported he called it an “abuse of power, and noted Rose gave unwanted shoulder rubs, something his employees referred to as “the crusty paw.” He quipped “And you may make three wishes upon the accursed paw, all of which are… to not get a back rub from Charlie Rose.”
While the networks will quickly move on, people can still get their Charlie Rose humor fix simply by checking out Twitter, where the jokes abound.
Before we get to those Twitter joke highlights let us take a look at the following video featuring some of his awkward sex talk with his co-hosts whom we are supposed to believe were completely ignorant of his proclivities over the years on CBS This Morning:
After that warmup from Charlie Rose and his co-hosts, we are now ready for the Twitter jokes:
Charlie Rose? Unbelievable. I thought you had to be semi-awake to sexually harass women,
Boy was I wrong.
— Erik Bransteen (@erikbransteen) November 21, 2017
Charlie Rose accused of sexual harassment and abuse by multiple women. I’m assuming he lured them asleep by speaking.
— Michael Blackman (@MBlackman37) November 20, 2017
To make matters worse, Charlie Rose has been sitting at that table totally nude from the waist down for the last 25 years.
— Dillonopolous (@KevinPDillon) November 21, 2017
Charlie Rose fired by CBS the week of Thanksgiving, he couldn't quit sexually harassing women cold turkey.
— Lee Mays (@OriginalLeeMays) November 21, 2017
Although Colbert came up short after the news first broke on Monday, he was chock full of Charlie Rose material in 2011 when it was revealed that Rose skinny-dipped in Lake Como with Marisa Tomei and George Clooney: