June 16, 2011 6:49pm PT by THR staff
Anthony Weiner Scandal: Jon Stewart Misses Opportunity to React on Late-Night Show
It looks like Jon Stewart won't get to weigh in on the news that his old pal Anthony Weiner resigned Thursday.
His late-night show, Comedy Central's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, wasn't scheduled to tape that day.
"#FriendlyReminder We are not taping tonight," the show's staff tweeted. "Good thing nothing noteworthy happened today. #SeeYouMonday"
Stewart knows Weiner from college and defended the congressman on his show after the scandal broke over Weiner sending suggestive photos to several women over the Internet.
Following Weiner's admission, Stewart's response was: "I don't know what to do anymore! It's killing me."
After getting flack from critics who thought he went too easy on the congressman, Stewart last week taped a Weiner-related sketch that didn't go so well, with the host getting cut by a broken glass.