For the last few days, King Richard III – dead now for more than 500 years – has briefly managed to overtake Kate Middleton as England’s most-Googled royal, but not everyone is thrilled by the incredible news.
Stephen Colbert, for one, thinks we ought to leave poor ol’ Dick alone.
“All of us in cable news have an obligation to bring you the latest news most relevant to your life. So let’s get to the story everyone’s talking about: The fall of the house of York,” he said Tuesday on “The Colbert Report.
Colbert joked that the discovery of King Richard’s remains in a grocery store parking lot “explains why his famous last words were, ‘My kingdom for a Hot Pocket.’”