Jon Stewart is Leaving “The Daily Show”
Jon Stewart announced last night that he’s leaving “The Daily Show” later this year. He said, quote, “In my heart I know it is time for someone else to have [this] opportunity.” Even Jon doesn’t know when it’ll be. He said his contract is up in September, but that’s not necessarily when he’ll go. As for what he plans to do, he said, he has “a lot of ideas.” And he added, quote, “I’m gonna have dinner on a school night with my family, who I have heard through multiple sources are lovely people.”
Thank you Jon. pic.twitter.com/yPdxjnkuLw
— Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) February 10, 2015
Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Sharks Star in Their Own Commercial
Just days after Katy Perry’s dancing Super Bowl Halftime sharks went viral online for their hilarious costumes and dancing, ESPN has released a new commercial for SportsCenter starring the aquatic dancing duo. The SportsCenter commercial begins with Right and Left Shark carpooling to work together after the Patriots’ big Super Bowl win. The blue and white duo enter work and take off their shark head masks, revealing themselves as SC anchors Bram Weinstein and John Andersen. Get the full story here.
NBC Has Suspended Brian Williams For Six Months
Brian Williams suspended himself for “several days” after admitting that his now-infamous helicopter story wasn’t true. But NBC News is taking him off the air for a lot longer. Last night, they said they were suspending Brian for six months without pay, effective immediately. Lester Holt will continue filling in him. An NBC News executive said, quote, “This was a very hard decision. Certainly there will be those who disagree. But we believe this suspension is the appropriate and proportionate action.” However, she added that they stopped short of canning him, because, quote, “We felt it would’ve been wrong to disregard the good work Brian has done . . . he’s been an important and well-respected part of our organization.” Brian hasn’t commented. Get the full story here.
Bobbi Kristina Brown Will Not Be Taken Off Life Support Today
In the wake of numerous reports claiming Bobbi Kristina Brown will be taken off life support tomorrow, exactly three years after the tragic death of her mother Whitney Houston, a source close to the family tells E! News there’s no truth to the latest round of rumors. Additionally, Bobbi Kristina’s father, Bobby Brown, has issued a new statement to the media in the wake of the inaccurate reports. “We support the candlelight vigil for Bobbi Kristina. The Brown family is amazed by the love and support from all that attended,” Brown’s attorney Christopher Brown tells E! News, thanking those who gathered together at Riverdale Town Center Amphitheatre in Georgia Monday night. Get the full story here.
John Travolta Gets Another Chance as a Presenter at the Oscars
John Travolta has been announced as a presenter for the upcoming 87th Academy Awards, meaning the Academy is giving him another shot after he famously flubbed the living daylights out of Idina Menzel’s name last year while introducing her musical performance. Get the full story here, and in case you forgot just how bad it was… here you go: