Turns out his 91yo mama is sick
Colbert's mother seriously ill, report sources close to the show
Multiple outlets have cited a family illness as the cause of the suspension of "The Colbert Report," and now a person who has a business relationship with the show has told Huffington Post that the host's mother is seriously ill, and the show will remain suspended until he can return.
Fans and supporters have been tweeting messages of love and support for Colbert and his family throughout the day.
Colbert was born the youngest of 11 children to mother Lorna, 91, and father James, who died in a plane accident in 1974 along with two of Colbert's brothers.
Lorna Colbert appeared on a South Carolina television station talking about her famous son in 2008.