As host Stephen Colbert held up the adorable animals from New York’s North Shore Animal League to the camera, the “Billy on the Street” comedian exaggerated their backstories in a bid to make them more enticing to viewers.
“Max is a football player who fully supports a player’s right to kneel during the national anthem,” said Eichner of one pooch described as a “hound mix.”
“But don’t get too excited,” Eichner added. “He’s also a global warming denier.”
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