02/27/2014 07:34 EST | Updated 04/29/2014 05:59 EDT

22 Minutes a fan of Marois' "comedy"

Quebec premier Pauline Marois was ambushed during a media question period by a correspondent from CBC's political satire show This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

The Parti Québécois premier was in Gatineau for an announcement and took questions from reporters, when 22 Minutes correspondent Abdul Butt jumped in to tell her he's a big fan of her comedy.

"I'm a big fan. You're comedy's great!" Butt said.

Watch the video by clicking above, and catch the whole segment on This Hour Has 22 Minutes on Tuesday March 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CBC.