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Jessica Williams Leaving The Daily Show After 4 Years: 'I Feel Like I'm Growing Up and Graduating'

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Jessica Williams Leaving The Daily Show After 4 Years: 'I Feel Like I'm Growing Up and Graduating'

Originally posted 06/29/2016 01:35PM

A Daily Show favorite is moving on.

Jessica Williams is leaving the Comedy Central late-night series, she revealed exclusively to Entertainment Weekly on Wednesday.

"I feel so many emotions. I started The Daily Show when I was 22," said Williams, who is the youngest correspondent to ever join the hit show, and the first black woman to hold the position.

"I feel like I've learned a lot about myself on the show," added the comedian, who is 26 now. "I've learned so much ... I feel like I'm growing up and graduating."

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FROM EW: Comedy Central's Roast Battle Will Be 'Fight Club for Comedians'

FROM EW: Comedy Central's Roast Battle Will Be 'Fight Club for Comedians'

Originally posted 06/15/2016 11:15AM

The network announced Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, in which two competitors hurl insults at each other

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Ouch! Donald Trump Gets the South Park Treatment in Vicious Satire of His Immigration Beliefs

Ouch! Donald Trump Gets the South Park Treatment in Vicious Satire of His Immigration Beliefs

Originally posted 09/24/2015 12:35PM

South Park is notorious for its obscene comedy and attacks on almost every celebrity imaginable. In a controversial episode on Wednesday, the animated series set its sights on a certain presidential hopeful: Donald Trump.

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Amy Schumer: 'I Have a Belly and I Have Cellulite and I Still Deserve Love'

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Amy Schumer: 'I Have a Belly and I Have Cellulite and I Still Deserve Love'

Originally posted 07/07/2015 11:40AM

At the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in June, Amy Schumer was candid about her weight ("I'm probably like 160 lbs.") – and her ability to "catch a d---" – in a notably potty-mouthed acceptance speech. And she'd proudly proclaim it all over again.

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Amy Schumer Defends Herself After Critics Call Her Humor Racially Insensitive: 'I Am Not Going to Start Joking About Safe Material'

Amy Schumer Defends Herself After Critics Call Her Humor Racially Insensitive: 'I Am Not Going to Start Joking About Safe Material'

Originally posted 06/29/2015 08:50AM

Amy Schumer is standing by her humor despite claims that her comedy about race may be insensitive to some.

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Amy Schumer Gets Candid in NSFW Glamour Awards Acceptance Speech: 'I'm Not Going to Apologize for Who I Am'

Amy Schumer Gets Candid in NSFW Glamour Awards Acceptance Speech: 'I'm Not Going to Apologize for Who I Am'

Originally posted 06/04/2015 08:15AM

Amy Schumer tells it like it is.

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Dave Chappelle Booed During Stand-Up Show

Dave Chappelle Booed During Stand-Up Show

Originally posted 04/27/2015 08:20AM

Dave Chappelle faced a tough crowd Thursday evening when he was booed during a stand-up performance in Detroit.

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Justin Bieber Apologizes for Past Bad Behavior During His Comedy Central Roast (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/31/2015 11:45AM

[YOUTUBE "egXDTfOHcPE"] Justin Bieber endured endless jabs at his expense during his Comedy Central roast that aired Monday – and the pop star hinted that he deserved them all.

As the jokes wound down, Bieber stood up onstage and issued what appeared to be a heartfelt apology for his past behavior.

"There was really no preparing me for this life," he said. "I was thrown into this at 12 years old and didn't really know what I was getting into. There's been moments I'm really proud of, and moments I'm pretty disappointed in myself for."

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The 9 Definitive Moments of the Justin Bieber Roast, as Told by GIFs

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The 9 Definitive Moments of the Justin Bieber Roast, as Told by GIFs

Originally posted 03/31/2015 10:00AM

The collective feeling of schadenfreude was strong on Monday night when Comedy Central aired the highly anticipated Roast of Justin Bieber

Never before has a roast been so gleefully received by the viewing audience, and with good reason. Martha Stewart, of all people, completely smoked the Biebs, and cracks were made about everything from Bieber's on-and-off romance with Selena Gomez to his teensy mustache.

Without further ado, let's revisit the 9 most definitive moments of the Roast of Justin Bieber – the best parts of which, arguably, were Justin Bieber's reactions to the fire raining down upon his head.

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What's It Like Living Next Door to Justin Bieber? 'Really Scary,' Says Emmy Rossum

Originally posted 03/20/2015 04:30PM

[YOUTUBE "1Y4vZPbB28w" "auto"] This video contains some NSFW language

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