Stephen Colbert Makes Cameo at Apple Event as ‘Chief of Security’


Apple is holding one of its big Shut Up and Take My Money events today, and it ended up featuring a surprise celebrity cameo: Stephen Colbert. Colbert has repeatedly demanded Apple products on his show in the past, and even bragged about his iPad when he presented at the Grammys.

Craig Federighi was demonstrating the interconnectivity between Apple’s devices, and placed a call directly to Colbert, who was identified as Apple’s new “chief of security.” Colbert called him “Chairman Honeycrisp” and declared he wants his new title to be either “Supreme Allied Commander of Super Secrecy” or “Intergalactic Chancellor.”

And also, this:

Reactions were mixed:

And if you need to see how it looked for everyone inside, here’s a picture:

So that happened.

Update- 2:12 pm: Here’s video of the bit:

[image via screengrab]

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