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Why Jon Stewart will be missed, in 15 celebrity tweets

Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
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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: