Jon Stewart Wyatt Cenac

Wyatt Cenac Shares Disturbing Story about Jon Stewart

Vulture reports that the former Daily Show writer claimed he once approached Stewart about a racially insensitive remark he made, and Stewart told him to "f**k off"

Jon Stewart Wyatt Cenac

(left) Jon Stewart, Wyatt Cenac

While there are going to be a lot of fond farewells to Jon Stewart, who will do his final episode of The Daily Show August 6, Wyatt Cenac has a much more complicated memory of the late-night host. Cenac, who was a writer and correspondent on The Daily Show for over four years, spoke with Marc Maron on his "WTF" podcast about what it was like working with Stewart.

Maron asked, "And you got along with Jon?" "Naw," replied Cenac. While Cenac initially wanted to see Stewart as a father figure, he didn't get that. What he remembers instead is a moment when Stewart screamed at him in front of the entire staff. "There had, in my experience, never been an explosion like that," he said.







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