Trevor Noah is leaving ‘The Daily Show’

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“The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah has introduced he’ll step away from the anchor desk.

In a video assertion shared on Twitter Thursday, Noah stated that after seven years as host of the Comedy Central satirical information program, his “time is up.”

“It’s been completely wonderful. It’s one thing that I by no means anticipated,” Noah stated of his expertise internet hosting the present. “I discovered myself pondering all through the time of the whole lot we’ve gone by means of. The Trump presidency, the pandemic, simply the journey, extra pandemic and I notice that after the seven years, my time is up.”

Noah, a standup comic from South Africa, was a relative newcomer to American audiences when he was named as host of “The Daily Show” after Jon Stewart signed off in 2015.

“I need to say thanks to you, to you who watched this,” Noah stated. “I by no means dreamed that I’d be right here. I type of really feel like ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.’ I got here right here for a tour of what the earlier present was after which the subsequent factor you understand I used to be handed the keys.”

Noah hinted that his choice to go away the present is rooted in his need to return to extra standup work.

“I spent two years in my condo, not on the highway, and once I bought again on the market, I spotted there’s one other a part of my life on the market that I need to stick with it exploring. I miss studying different languages. I miss going to different nations and placing on exhibits,” Noah stated.

He expressed his gratitude to his viewers, “The Daily Show” crew and to Comedy Central, “who believed on this random comic no one knew on this aspect of the world.”

“I’ve cherished internet hosting this present, it’s been one among my best challenges and one among my best joys,” Noah stated. “I’ve cherished looking for a method to make folks chuckle, even when the tales are significantly s***y, even on the worst days. We’ve laughed collectively, we’ve cried collectively.”

He didn’t share when his ultimate present could be, however stated he’d nonetheless be round for awhile.

“Don’t fear, i’m not disappearing,” Noah stated. “If I owe you cash, I’ll nonetheless pay you.”

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