Celebrities React to Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' Retirement
The news is now out there that Jon Stewart is leaving his position as The Daily Show‘s host after 16 years and celebrities are sharing their thoughts on Twitter.
While many sent out their surprise and disappointment of the 52-year-old comedian’s exit, some others offered suggestions on who should replace Jon and even suggestions for his next job!
“Jon will remain at the helm for The Daily Show until later this year. He is a comic genius, generous with his time and talent, and will always be a part of the Comedy Central family,” the network said in a statement.
Watch tonight’s episode, airing at 11/10c, to see Jon announce his exit from the show.
I KNEW WHEN JON STEWART LEFT TO DIRECT THAT MOVIE HE WAS GONNA TRY SOMETHING LIKE THIS
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) February 11, 2015
Click inside to read what celebrities are tweeting about the news…
Congratulations to Jon Stewart on an extraordinary groundbreaking run.
— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) February 11, 2015
— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) February 10, 2015
Jon Stewart quitting? Good timing. He was beginning to be eclipsed by John Oliver. This way, he can leave on a high.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) February 10, 2015
Huge congrats to the new host of The Daily Show! pic.twitter.com/Fs9nRt3sTN
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) February 11, 2015
— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) February 11, 2015
No!!! Jon Stewart can't retire from The Daily Show!!
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) February 11, 2015
What are we going to do without Jon Stewart everyday? @TheDailyShow
— Bryan Greenberg (@bryangreenberg) February 11, 2015
NOOOOOO Jon Stewart!! We shall tie you to that chair until they can find someone who can fill your shoes. #bigshoestofill
— Harry Shum Jr (@HarryShumJr) February 11, 2015
Jon Stewart Leaving @TheDailyShow ?! Not acceptable.. Seriously
— Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) February 11, 2015
Wait, Andrew Garfield is replacing Jon Stewart? Wtf?
— Shawn Hatosy (@ShawnHatosy) February 11, 2015
Say it ain't so, Jon Stewart!!!!! don't go don't go!!
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) February 11, 2015
what will we do without you, Jon Stewart, oh captain our captain? @TheDailyShow
— Jay Duplass (@jayduplass) February 11, 2015
— Jonathan Sadowski (@sadowski23) February 11, 2015
— Rick Hoffman (@RickHoffman_) February 10, 2015