Jessica Williams Bids Tearful Goodbye to 'The Daily Show'
For her last segment, Williams interviewed Bernie Sanders supporters planning to vote for Donald Trump.
Trevor Noah and the staff of The Daily Show said goodbye to Jessica Williams on Thursday, her last day on the late-night show.
"We tried to put together all of your greatest moments, but the truth is no one show can do them justice," said Noah, as tears streamed down Williams' face.
"You are the coolest, most awesome person. This building is going to suffer a severe lack of J. Willy-ness without you."
Noah introduced a series of clips from Williams' time as a correspondent for The Daily Show.
After the montage, all of the correspondents came out to bid Williams farewell and argue over who gets her office. Williams is leaving to work on her own series for Comedy Central.
Before she left, Williams completed one last report, focusing on calling out Bernie Sanders supporters who say they will vote for Donald Trump.
“After an impassioned Democratic primary between the Curb Your Enthusiasm guy and the Mother of Dragons, the voting is finally over," said Williams. "With Hillary Clinton as their nominee, the Democratic Party has united without controversy. J.K., y’all. I’m f—ing with you!"
Williams tried to understand where the Bernie supporters were coming from. One woman said Trump is a "bigot and a racist, however —" Williams cut her off. "You don't have to continue with 'however,'" she said. "Where are you going to go with that?" (Answer: "Hillary has been a scam artist all of her life.")
The group tried to name one thing that Sanders and Trump have in common. One man pointed out that both men "don't have hair" are "old" and "both want to be president."
Williams attempted to play a game of "Who yelled it best?" to show how Trump and Sanders are "opposite people" but the group wasn't moved. Finally, she called in the top Bernie supporter to make her point.