Daily Show ‘went down the toilet’

Megyn Kelly thinks Comedy Central’s “The Each day Present” has nowhere to go however up now that “scores killer” Trevor Noah will hand over internet hosting duties after seven seasons.

“He’s going away and so they’re going to discover a alternative and he’s form of making it sound prefer it was his alternative, that he realized some issues in the course of the pandemic,” Kelly stated in the course of the Tuesday episode of her podcast, “The Megyn Kelly Present.”

However Kelly recommended that the present’s scores pressured Comedy Central to push Noah out.

“He was a scores killer,” she stated of Noah. “That’s the reality.”

“That present went down into the bathroom with Trevor Noah on the helm. It wasn’t humorous. No one ever laughed.”

Kelly stated Noah “wasn’t the lead political commentator” like Stephen Colbert, one other former Comedy Central star who went on to succeed David Letterman as host of CBS’s “Late Present.”

The previous Fox Information primetime star, who’s a lifelong Catholic, then performed a montage of Noah’s “unfunnyness.” The clip confirmed “The Each day Present” host denouncing the scandal-tarred Catholic Church as a “molesting membership with a gap prayer.”

Kelly additionally performed a clip wherein Noah commented on coronavirus lockdown measures that restricted church gatherings, quipping how “conserving the clergymen separate from the congregation may not be the worst thought.”

The podcaster additionally confirmed a clip of Noah denouncing Trump for giving the nation “judicial herpes” together with his Supreme Court docket appointments.

The Publish has sought remark from Noah’s representatives.

Noah, the 38-year-old South African-born stand-up comedian, introduced on Thursday that he would finish his reign as host of the long-running present.

“It’s been completely superb, it’s one thing that I by no means anticipated and I discovered myself considering all through the time, every part we’ve gone by way of … and I spotted after seven years my time is up,” Noah informed a shocked studio viewers.

He acknowledged the tumultuous period wherein he steered the present, which spanned the whole thing of the Trump presidency in addition to the coronavirus pandemic.

“I’ve cherished making an attempt to determine find out how to make folks giggle even when the tales are notably sh—y on the worst days,” Noah stated.

“We’ve laughed collectively, we’ve cried collectively.”

In 2015, Noah, who joined the present a yr earlier as a correspondent, was elevated to exchange Jon Stewart.

Kelly, a lifelong Catholic, took umbrage at Noah's criticism of the Catholic Church.
Kelly, a lifelong Catholic, took umbrage at Noah’s criticism of the Catholic Church.
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On the top of its recognition, the Stewart-hosted present averaged some 2.5 million nightly viewers.

With Noah on the helm, nevertheless, viewership for “The Each day Present” shrank to between 400,000 and 800,000 nightly viewers.

“We’re grateful to Trevor for our superb partnership over the previous seven years,” a Comedy Central spokesperson stated in an announcement to The Publish.

“With no timetable for his departure, we’re working collectively on subsequent steps. As we glance forward, we’re excited for the following chapter within the 25+ yr historical past of ‘The Each day Present’ because it continues to redefine tradition by way of sharp and hilarious social commentary, serving to audiences make sense of the world round them.”

Extra reporting by Michael Starr

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