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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.

Click inside to read what celebrities are tweeting about the news… More Here! »

Jon Stewart Leaving 'The Daily Show' - Read the Statement

Jon Stewart is officially leaving The Daily Show after 16 years on the program, Comedy Central has announced in a new statement.

“For the better part of the last two decades, we have had the inedible honor and privilege of working with Jon Stewart,” the network said. “His comedic brilliance is second to none. Jon has been at the heart of Comedy Central, championing and nurturing the best talent in the industry, in front of and behind the camera. Through his unique voice and vision, The Daily Show has become a cultural touchstone for millions of fans and an unparalleled platform for political comedy that will endure for years to come.”

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 statement added.

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Jon Stewart Rips Into Brian Williams for False Iraq Story - Watch Now

Jon Stewart aired a seven minute long segment on his show, The Daily Show, last night (February 9), ripping into Brian Williams for his huge Iraq war controversy.

“Bri,” the 52-year-old talk show host began. “Why? Why, Bri? Why Bri lie? … Sigh. Were you Bri high? Cuz if they keep finding (bleep), you’ll be Bri-bye.”

“Finally, someone is being held to account for misleading Americans about the Iraq war!” John added.

Fellow talk show hosts Conan O’Brien and Larry Wilmore also ripped into Brian Williams.

Click inside to watch Larry Wilmore & Conan O’Brien’s segments on Brian Williams… More Here! »

Steve Carell, Jon Stewart, & Stephen Colbert Go Shirtless to Break the Internet Together!

Steve Carell, Jon Stewart, and Stephen Colbert never fail to make us laugh and this great #TBT video of them is doing just the trick today.

The short clip features the three funny guys going shirtless and doing some ridiculous model poses. It was posted to The Daily Show‘s Instagram account on Thursday afternoon to try and “break the internet” a la Kim Kardashian.

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Steve will be heading to the Oscars later this month as nominee for his work in the movie Foxcatcher.

Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' Airs Controversial Video Debate Featuring Redskins Fans & Native Americans - Watch Now

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show With Jon Stewart aired a very controversial segment on the show on Thursday (September 25) which featured Washington Redskins fans and Native Americans to reveal their feelings about the NFL mascot before bringing them face-to-face.

“Some of the individuals who participated in the piece—they didn’t enjoy the experience. We take the complaints seriously,” the 51-year-old talk show host said before the segment aired. “We work very hard to find real people who have real beliefs and want to express those beliefs on television. And we work hard to make sure the gist of those beliefs are represented accurately, albeit sometimes comedically on our program. If we find out someone in a piece was intentionally misled, or if their comments were intentionally misrepresented, we do not air that piece. We would not air that piece.”

After the segment aired, many felt upset at the way everything went down – and the participants seemed upset as well.

“They told us they were going to have a fan panel, and, at some other time, they were going to do a panel with Native Americans,” one participant said about feeling duper (via the Washington Post). “So I said back, ‘Just to clarify, specifically, we’re not doing a cross-panel discussion right?’ The producer said, ‘Yeah, right. That would be too serious for Comedy Central.’

Channing Tatum & Hilary Swank Give Telluride Two Thumps Up

Channing Tatum and Hilary Swank show their approval while sitting next to each other on day two of the 2014 Telluride Film Festival on Saturday (August 30) in Telluride, CO.

The duo was joined at the event by Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Laura Dern, and Jon Stewart.

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“So excited to be a part of the #TellurideFilmFestival!! #FilmLovers festival #movies #Telluride,” Hilary tweeted.

The day before, Channing gave his best serious face while attending a screening of his upcoming film Foxcatcher.

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Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater' Gets Release Date

  • When will Jon Stewart‘s directorial debut be released? – Entertainment Weekly
  • Susan Sarandon‘s house was burglarized – Gossip Cop
  • Check out a new sneak peek of The Fosters- Just Jared Jr
  • Malia Obama got some music in her system by going to Lollapalooza- Huffington Post
  • Christina Hendricks was dropped from her talent agency for wanting to do Mad Men?- The Hollywood Reporter
  • Tara Reid was hesitant to take on role in Sharknado- DListed
  • Kylie Minogue is on the cover of GQ Italia- Hollywood Tuna
  • Read a recap for the latest episode of True Blood- Towleroad
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