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Jessica Williams says she's 'extremely under-qualified' to host 'The Daily Show'

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Jessica Williams is “extremely under-qualified” to host The Daily Show—according to Williams herself.

The current Daily Show correspondent’s name was quick to show up on lists of potential replacements for Jon Stewart, who is leaving the show later this year after nearly two decades. Last night, however, Williams tweeted out a explanation of why she will not be hosting The Daily Show, despite pleas for her to step into Stewart’s shoes. 

Perhaps it will just take some time for Williams to take her place behind the desk. After all, if Hot Tub Time Machine 2 is correct, she’ll be there by 2025