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US comedian Chris Cotton dies weeks before birth of his first child
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US comedian Chris Cotton dies weeks before birth of his first child

Comedian Chris Cotton has passed away at the age of 32, ahead of the birth of his first child. The US-based performer’s cause of death is yet to be publicly released, however, a statement from Comedy Central confirmed his passing on Wednesday. ‘We’re devastated by the loss of Chris Cotton – a hilarious comedian, a beloved member of the Comedy Central family and a joy to be around. He will be missed,’ a post on the network’s Twitter read. Tributes have poured in for the beloved comedian, who appeared in and wrote for the network’s chat show Every Damn Day. He also hosted red carpet coverage for the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis, which happened in July last year. Chris was set to become a father in February, with wife Erica, who he married in May 2011, expecting the c...
Trevor Noah To Host The Daily Show Till 2022
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Trevor Noah To Host The Daily Show Till 2022

It has been announced that SA-born comedian Trevor Noah has clinched a massive deal to host The Daily Show until 2022. Comedy Central announced the exciting news on Thursday night and they also revealed that Trevor would produce year-end, Daily Show specials. “Trevor makes us look smart on a daily basis and for that we’re grateful," said Comedy Central president, Kent Alterman. Trevor, obvs, is happy. "I’m thrilled to be continuing this amazing journey with both fans of The Daily Show and Comedy Central. It’s really exciting to renew this contract for either five more years or until Kim Jong Un annihilates us all–whichever one comes first." Trevor took over the reins of the hugely popular late night show in 2015 when previous host, Jon Stewart retired. Despite initially r...

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