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Why Jon Stewart will be missed, in 15 celebrity tweets

Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
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Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

On Tuesday, Comedy Central announced Jon Stewart would be leaving The Daily Show. Stewart has been a stalwart for the network, turning The Daily Show into a cultural force since taking the reins in 1999.

During Stewart's tenure, he interviewed everyone from Senators to celebrities. He and his team delivered scathing news in a way that was equal parts funny and visceral and gave actors like Josh Gad and personalities like Stephen Colbert and John Oliver their starts.

Here's a brief roundup of how some tastemakers, lawmakers, and celebrities took the news: