“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert joked that women 21 and older were too old for GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, amid growing allegations that he pursued teenage girls in his 30s.
Colbert explained that reports have surfaced alleging Moore may have been banned from the Gadsden Mall because he allegedly badgered teenage girls there.
“The only place in the mall the girls were safe was Forever 21,” Colbert said. “Because that is way too old for Roy Moore.”
Four women told the Washington Post on the record last week about their alleged interactions with Moore. They said the former judge took them on dates and brought them back to his home, despite the fact he was nearly twice their age and they were between the ages of 14 and 18.
Leigh Corfman said Moore initiated sexual contact with her when she was 14 years old at Moore’s home. She said she did not have intercourse with Moore and requested to be taken home.
A fifth woman, Beverly Young Nelson, came forward Monday and claimed Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16. She said Moore offered to drive her home from work on night, but instead parked in parking lot behind her restaurant. She alleges he groped her and grabbed her neck to “force my head onto his crotch."
Moore, who won Alabama’s GOP primary in September, has denied the accusations and has so far refused to drop out of the Senate race.