Stephen Colbert Replaces David Letterman: Stars React to Big News on Twitter
Stephen Colbert is the new host of “The Late Show,” replacing David Letterman, and now celebrities are reacting to Thursday’s big news. Among the first to offer their thoughts were Colbert’s new network rivals, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel. Check out what they and lots of other famous folks had to say on Twitter below!
I’d like to welcome the great @StephenAtHome to network late night and also congratulate him on his new name: Jimmy Colbert.
— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to @StephenAtHome #StephenColbert – a finer or funnier man I do not know.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to the hugely talented and fragrant and lovely @StephenAtHome on the new gig. Welcome to the CBS funhouse.
— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to @StephenAtHome! Could not have happened to a nicer guy
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Stephen Colbert.
— Matt Lauer (@MLauer) April 10, 2014
Congrats to @StephenAtHome! I remember washing dishes at #SecondCity when he was on stage. He will be great!
— Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) April 10, 2014
What do you guys think about Stephen Colbert taking over Dave’s spot?
— Jenny McCarthy (@JennyMcCarthy) April 10, 2014
Even though Dave Letterman wants ME to replace him, @CBS wants Stephen Colbert! Oh well. You go SC! #congratz
— Arsenio Hall (@ArsenioHall) April 10, 2014
John and I truly think Stephen Colbert is one of the greatest entertainers on this planet. So happy and excited for this man!!
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Stephen Colbert for succeeding David Letterman. He should be terrific! @StephenAtHome – will you stay in character?
— Larry King (@kingsthings) April 10, 2014
This is awesome news. Colbert to replace David Letterman http://t.co/dqZk0aDvUI
— Jack Osbourne (@JackOsbourne) April 10, 2014
Congrats @StephenAtHome for replacing Dave! Now can I do your prostate exam? (Hopefully if u r reading this u saw that show!)
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) April 10, 2014
Congrats @StephenAtHome ! The world rejoices!
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) April 10, 2014