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Late-night hosts pay tribute to victims of Paris attacks

Jimmy Fallon offered his thoughts on Paris on Monday night’s episode of “The Tonight Show.”
Jimmy Fallon offered his thoughts on Paris on Monday night’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” YouTube screenshot

Monday presented an opportunity for late-night hosts to acknowledge the terrorist attacks in Paris, and each had their own way of paying tribute to the victims.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” started with a performance of the French National Anthem by bandleader Jon Batiste and Stay Human.

Colbert also offered his condolences to the people of France and thanked the country for all they’ve given the United States, including french fries and his “favorite way of kissing.”

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” took a more serious approach, with Fallon sharing his thoughts on the attacks.

“We are different people than we were at 4 o’clock last Friday,” Fallon said.

On “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” the host shared a few personal anecdotes about Paris before offering his sympathies.

“I almost proposed to my wife in Paris,” Meyers said. “I should have. It would have made for a far less awkward, intense flight home.”

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