Stephen Colbert, Ambiguously Gay Duo SNL

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Pssst….It's OK. We can keep your dirty little secret.

Stephen Colbert is taking over for David Letterman as the host of Late Night, and everyone is talking about it. You've kinda-sorta heard of Stephen Colbert (of course you have!) but aren't totally 100 percent sure how to pronounce his name. Also? You don't really get where the real Stephen Colbert begins and the fake Stephen Colbert ends. (Is there a difference?) And what's this about that time he was "ambiguously gay?" You need a quick crash course—stat—so you don't sound like a raging idiot. We are here to help!

Here are 12 fascinating facts about Stephen Colbert to instantly get you in the loop.

Even if you, like us, have seen pretty much every episode of The Colbert Report, you will definitely learn a thing or two. Starting with this doozy about his name we never knew...

 

CLICK THROUGH THE 12 FACTS BELOW!

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