During Wednesday, the host paused the show to apologize for an incident that happened between him and guest Mindy Kaling before the taping of the show. And after bantering back and forth about who was actually going to bring it up, Kaling gave us the naked truth. She said that she was backstage getting changed and was in just a pair of pants and her bra. And that’s when Colbert came in - to the room and the story.
“And I don't usually do this. I usually wait til the guests are in the wings,” Colbert said. “But I thought I would just go, ‘hey have a great show.’ So I popped the door open. I knocked, but I did that knock and pop.”
The pair have worked together over the years and are clearly pretty close. So perhaps that’s what made it all the more surprising that she was the one who was feeling regretful after the “knock and pop” happened.
“I just thought the whole time like, ‘I wish I had worn a sexier bra.’ Because it was like, you know, he works hard,” Kaling said, gesturing toward Colbert, and getting a big laugh from the audience.