Why Amy Schumer turned down ‘Daily Show’ hosting gig

Published On June 29, 2015 | By Keri | Entertainment News

Comedian Amy Schumer has revealed she was one of those asked to replace Jon Stewart as host of “The Daily Show” after he announced he was stepping down from the Comedy Central show.

The spot was eventually filled by South African comedian and “Daily Show” regular Trevor Noah.

So exactly what was it that made the “Inside Amy Schumer” star say no?

Quote: “I’ve never done anything safe or to make money for that reason.”

Also reportedly turning down the gig: Amy Poehler and Chris Rock (Jon Stewart has big shoes)


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