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Janelle Monae, New York Mets Players Appear On Colbert’s “Late Show” (Watch)

Janelle Monae and several Mets players appear on Friday’s “Late Show.”

Janelle Monae | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

Update: Friday’s “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” featured Janelle Monae and members of the New York Mets.

Monae appeared as the episode’s in-studio interview guest. She also took the stage to perform “Americans.”

Mets team members, including Todd Frazier, Jerry Blevins and Kevin Plawecki, appeared in a sketch with Colbert.

Video highlights and photos follow.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Janelle Monae during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Todd Frazier during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Todd Fraizer during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guests Kevin Plawecki and Jerry Blevins during Friday’s July 20, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Acclaimed entertainer Janelle Monae headlines Friday’s edition of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

She participates in an interview with host Stephen Colbert. Later, she takes the stage for a musical performance.

Based on photos issued to the media, the episode also features a segment with several players from the New York Mets. Todd Frazier, Jerry Blevins and Kevin Plawecki appear to be involved in the bit.

Written by Brian Cantor

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