Left-wing comic Stephen Colbert on Monday expressed his disappointment in the conclusion to the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, imploring that Wisconsin self-defense legal guidelines be modified.

Rittenhouse, who was charged with 5 felony counts stemming from the taking pictures deaths of Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum, in addition to the non-fatal taking pictures of Gaige Grosskreutz, was discovered not responsible on all counts on Friday.

Kyle Rittenhouse and Stephen Colbert
(Getty Images)

‘VIEW’ HOST WHOOPI GOLDBERG CLAIMS KYLE RITTENHOUSE COMMITTED MURDER DESPITE ACQUITTAL

During the monologue portion of his nightly program, “The Late Show,” Colbert addressed the verdict, which his viewers booed.

“The big news on Friday was that after being accused of crossing state lines, killing two people and wounding another last year during a Black Lives Matter protest, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted on all counts,” Colbert stated.

“Cards on the table, I am not a legal expert so I can’t tell you whether or not Kyle Rittenhouse broke the law. But I can tell you this, if he didn’t break the law we should change the law,” he added to cheers from the viewers.

Kyle Rittenhouse, center, pulls out his chair for a meeting Judge Bruce Schroeder called during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP, Pool)

Kyle Rittenhouse, heart, pulls out his chair for a gathering Judge Bruce Schroeder known as throughout his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News by way of AP, Pool)
(Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News)

KYLE RITTENHOUSE RECOUNTS KENOSHA RIOTS, REACTS TO MEDIA PORTRAYAL OF TRIAL IN FIRST INTERVIEW SINCE ACQUITTAL

Wisconsin law permits somebody to make use of lethal drive provided that “necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm,” which the jury discovered to be true in Rittenhouse’s case.

Colbert joins a throng of different left-wing personalities who’ve aired their disapproval of Rittenhouse’s proved innocence, together with “The View’s” Whoopi Goldberg, who stated Monday that she nonetheless believed the now 18-year-old dedicated homicide regardless of the not responsible verdict.

Appearing on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” for his first interview following the acquittal, Rittenhouse criticized those that tried to defame his character forward of, and all through, the trial. One such character was President Biden, who referred to Rittenhouse as a White supremacist in a tweet forward of the 2020 presidential election. 

Tucker Carlson interviews Kyle Rittenhouse on FOX News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight following his acquittal.

Tucker Carlson interviews Kyle Rittenhouse on FOX News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight following his acquittal.
(Fox News)

CLICK TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

“Mr. President, if I could say one thing to you, I would urge you to go back and watch the trial, and understand the facts before you make a statement,” Rittenhouse stated.

“It’s actual malice; defaming my character for him to say something like that,” he added.