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'The Daily Show' names Trevor Noah host: Celebrities react

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Comedy Central announced Monday that Trevor Noah will be taking Jon Stewart’s place as host of The Daily Show. The South African Daily Show correspondent recently became the frontrunner for the soon-to-be-vacated anchor seat, having joined the team in Dec. 2014. 

Celebrities, fellow comedians, and writers have taken to Twitter to share their reactions to the news. We’ve gathered the best tweets so far from comedians like Chris Rock, Gabriel Iglesias, Hasan Minhaj and will be updating as more appear.