Stephen Colbert reveals he was diagnosed with benign positional vertigo


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If viewers of Global’s “The Late Show” noticed anything a little offbeat about host Stephen Colbert, he offered an explanation in a new cover for Vanity Fair.
According to Colbert, during the weekend before the US presidential election on November 2, we developed a medical condition known as “benign positional vertigo.”

This, note Healthline, creates the “sof rotation or swing “and can trigger”brief periods of mild or severe dizziness ”and can be caused by something as simple as moving your head.

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“It’s almost entertaining, until I forget,” Colbert joked. VF.

“And then I’ll get up, then I’ll fall,” he added. : “So I’m coming to you right now from a very strange angle, slightly listing to port. ”

During the interview, Colbert’s wife, Evie McGee, came in to remind him to do the vertigo exercise prescribed by his doctor.

“The Late Show” viewers got to know McGee through her off-screen appearances on the show, although they haven’t seen her onscreen yet, thanks to the moment she can be heard laughing at. her jokes about the painful expression that tops Colbert’s face when she doesn’t.

“None of this is invented,” says Colbert.

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The full interview can be found in the latest issue of Vanity Fair. “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” airs weekdays at 11:30 p.m. ET / PT on Global.


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