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Scaramucci to grant interview amid a 'den of lions'

Scaramucci to grant interview amid a 'den of lions'

Stephen Colbert could not be more excited for The Mooch to appear on "The Late Show" Monday night.

The former White House communications director has reportedly been delighting in his newfound celebrity, posing for photos with "fans" (with his mirror-finished blue aviator shades on) and even receiving an ovation upon walking into a Westhampton Beach restaurant recently, according to Axios. ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos tweeted Thursday morning, "I'll sit down live with @Scaramucci for his first interview since being fired from the WH, this Sunday only on [This Week with George Stephanopoulos]". "We set out a Mooch trap", the late-night host joked on his show Wednesday.

So, the comedian chose to sign a parody of the Queen classic with the words: 'Momma, I just got canned. Scaramucci played a pivotal role in the ouster of former chief-of-staff Reince Priebus, who was replaced on July 28 by Gen. John Kelly. He also lampooned The Mooch for his New Yorker interview but said he was a "broken man" when Scaramucci was sacked. Yes, Anthony Scaramucci is heading into enemy territory was a visit on the Late Show.

"The front stabber has been backstabbed", Colbert said after he was ousted.

Colbert is one of President Trump's fiercest critics on television.


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