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Aziz Ansari Called Out The Whiteness Of Late Night To Stephen Colbert

Aziz, casually going in one day at a time.

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Aziz brought up Colbert's place in history as "the bajillionth white guy."

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"That's pretty cool; we're both from South Carolina. Stephen is the first late-night host from South Carolina, and the bajillionth white guy."

At which point the conversation turned to diversity — and just how much Aziz's very presence was boosting CBS's stats.

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"You've talked about not enough people of color, minorities represented on television," Colbert said. "Is having you on my show right now — does that count at all?"

You can watch the rest of the exchange here.

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