Trevor Noah to Host 'Daily Show': Hollywood Reacts

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Said Chris Rock: "Thank you, President Obama."

Hollywood is buzzing about Comedy Central's news that Trevor Noah is taking over The Daily Show following Jon Stewart's exit.

The South African comedian, who joined the Comedy Central staple as a senior international correspondent in December, will be filling the late-night slot at just 31 years old.

His premiere date will be announced at a later time.

Noah tweeted his thoughts on Monday morning, just after the announcement:

See how Hollywood is reacting to the news: