Uber’s CEO made his first appearance on Stephen Colbert’s new Late Show, but it was far from a smooth ride.

An audience member heckled Travis Kalanick about Uber’s effect on the taxi industry, according to Business Insider, whose reporters witnessed the contretemps

According to BI, an audience member heckled Kalanick at length, accusing Uber of stealing taxi industry jobs. Colbert did not interrupt, according to the witnesses. Kalanick defended his company by saying Uber paid better and gave workers more freedom in their hours. Read more…

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Taxi-loving heckler throws shade at Uber CEO during Colbert interview