Trevor Noah introduced to his viewers on Thursday that after seven years as host, he’ll quickly be leaving Comedy Central’s The Every day Present.
“It has been seven years since we began The Every day Present with Trevor Noah. This week is our anniversary, “ Noah advised the viewers. “And one of many overriding emotions I discovered myself experiencing…is a sense of gratitude…There’s so many individuals who make this factor come collectively. I need to say thanks for an incredible seven years. It’s been actually wild.”
“It’s been completely wonderful. It’s one thing I’ve by no means anticipated,” he continued. “Every part we’ve gone via — the [Donald] Trump presidency, the pandemic. I noticed after seven years that my time is up, however in essentially the most stunning means. I’ve liked internet hosting this present. It’s been one in every of my biggest challenges. It’s been one in every of my biggest joys. I’ve liked making an attempt to determine learn how to make individuals snicker when the tales are significantly s***** even on the worst days…However after seven years, I really feel prefer it’s time.”
Noah concluded by promising he wasn’t “disappearing,” explaining he misses “studying different languages” and “going to different international locations and placing on exhibits.”
The 38-year-old South African comic joined The Every day Present as an on-air correspondent in 2014, earlier than being named as Jon Stewart‘s successor a yr later.
Noah did not supply a timetable for his departure, however Comedy Central, in a press release obtained by Selection, famous they have been “working collectively on subsequent steps.”
“As we glance forward, we’re excited for the following chapter within the 25+ yr historical past of The Every day Present because it continues to redefine tradition via sharp and hilarious social commentary, serving to audiences make sense of the world round them,” the assertion concluded.
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