"Now, @PresidentClinton was taken. @WilliamJeffersonClinton was taken. But @PrezBillyJeff was available," Colbert said, earning a laugh from Clinton.
Clinton proceeded to dictate his inaugural tweet to the comedian.
— Billy Jeff Clinton (@PrezBillyJeff) April 6, 2013
Just spent amazing time with Colbert!Is he sane? He is cool! #cgiu
By 9 a.m. Tuesday, Clinton's account had gained nearly 29,000 followers. It had also gained three new tweets:
"I'm Bill Clinton and I approve this tweet, because I wrote it, because, like I said, I'm Bill Clinton. #notColbertpretendingtobeme"
"Now that I'm no longer president I have been downgraded to Air Force Seven. #notColbertpretendingtobeme"
"Just picked up Ayn Rand. Mind = blown. Get to work, you moochers! #notColbertpretendingtobeme"