On Monday’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert admitted that he is “genuinely freaked out” by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union.
“It just kind of proves that people over there aren’t really smart, but apparently it’s just the accent makes them seem smart,” Colbert claimed. “It’s really just a lie.” He then mocked the British by putting on an accent proposing he stick his tallywacker in a light socket.
“Well, you’ve had your little vote,” he went on to say. “Now the British economy is tanking. The pound has plunged to its lowest level since 1985. Right now the most stable currency in the U.K. is the Cadbury Creme Egg.”
Britain suffered “the worst single day loss in history,” and since that’s the second time Colbert had to say those words in the last eight years, he got to punch his global economic meltdown card. “Just one more and I get a free, uh, everything, because there will be no money.
Watch the clip to see him speak with a local nanny, named Mary P., about the outcome of the vote.