Stephen Colbert May Have to Save Winter Olympics Again … This Time From the Gays (Video)

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His suggestion: "Bring the Olympics back to its Greek roots, where nothing gay ever happened"

Stephen Colbert is not just a fan — he is an occasional savior of the Winter Olympics, in his own words. After all, Colbert Nation funded the 2010 gold medal-winning speed-skating team.

The "Colbert Report" host may have to step in once more, as Russian anti-gay laws could create problems for homosexual athletes in the upcoming games, which are six months away.

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Colbert joked Wednesday night that the International Olympic Committee is just asking gay athletes to "Knock it off for a couple of weeks — just like in the '36 Olympic Games, [when] Hitler asked Jesse Owens to ease off on the Black."

Colbert's suggestion: "Bring the Olympics back to its Greek roots, where nothing gay ever happened."

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