07/20/2012 12:50 pm ET

Colbert Defends Fred Willard, Asks L.A. Police: 'What Do You Expect To Find In The Tiki Theater?' (VIDEO)

Stephen Colbert took a rare moment at the top of Thursday night's show to address a "Tinsel Town" controversy; namely, Fred Willard's brush with the law during his visit to an adult movie theater.

Colbert had two things to say on the subject, first to L.A.'s finest: "What do you expect to find in the Tiki Theater? Roger Ebert reviewing 'Toll Booth Sluts 4'?" He then turned his attention to Mr. Willard himself and offered these wise words: "It's called The Internet."

Watch the clip above and then check out our slideshow of tweets defending Fred Willard below.


In Fred Willard's Defense