Stephen Colbert was announced as the new host of the “Late Show” on Thursday (he’ll take over when David Letterman retires next year), and the stars took to Twitter to congratulate the “Daily Show” alum on the prestigious late night gig.
Here’s what the stars – including Letterman himself – had to say:
.@Letterman on Colbert: “I’m flattered that CBS chose him. I also happen to know they wanted another guy with glasses.”— Letterman (@Letterman) April 10, 2014
I’d like to welcome the great @StephenAtHome to network late night and also congratulate him on his new name: Jimmy Colbert.— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) April 10, 2014
Congrats @StephenAtHome for replacing Dave! Now can I do your prostate exam? (Hopefully if u r reading this u saw that show!)— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) April 10, 2014
John and I truly think Stephen Colbert is one of the greatest entertainers on this planet. So happy and excited for this man!!— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) April 10, 2014
Colbert can take Letterman - I want to take over Nightline.— billy eichner (@billyeichner) April 4, 2014
Congratulations to Stephen Colbert for succeeding David Letterman. He should be terrific! @StephenAtHome - will you stay in character?— Larry King (@kingsthings) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to the hugely talented and fragrant and lovely @StephenAtHome on the new gig. Welcome to the CBS funhouse.— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Stephen Colbert.— Matt Lauer (@MLauer) April 10, 2014
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