We can always trust Colbert for a bit of friendly parodying.

Pop sensation Mariah Carey had a concert disaster on New Year’s Eve, and has since described the experience herself as ‘horrible’ and ‘mortifying.’

Well when The Late Show returned to TV after a holiday hiatus on Tuesday night, host Stephen Colbert wasted no time in poking fun at one of 2017’s first major 'oops' moments.

The sketch sees Stephen begin to be concerned when his teleprompter gives out, and is soon surrounded by back-up dancers. They are, after all, the real heroes of the story.

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