Stephen Colbert Pays Tribute To Steve Jobs (VIDEO)

October 7, 2011 7:11 a.m.

Stephen Colbert on Thursday paid tribute to the late tech “visionary” Steve Jobs, whose Apple products Colbert has often longed for on his show.

“No one else could make me beg quite like him,” Colbert said. But Colbert often received the shiny Apple products he asked for, waving them around proudly on his show. “Most people have to pay for that kind of product placement,” Colbert said. “And as a testament to Steve Jobs’ generosity, and my celebrity, that everything I asked for, I got.”And Colbert said he is among the few people who could call Jobs a “close friend,” in that he once received an email from Jobs: “Sweet! Thanks! Steve.”

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