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18th Aug 2015

Jon Stewart lands his first post-Daily Show gig…in WWE


Nooruddean Choudry

Jon Stewart is used to hard-hitting political debates and cutting witticisms, but he’s about to learn the ropes in a very different arena…

That’s right, the popular satirist will be the celebrity guest host of WWE’s annual SummerSlam event on Sunday. It will be the Daily Show anchor’s first major TV gig since bidding farewell to the programme.

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Stewart is actually a big wrestling fan, and no stranger to the wonderful world of WWE. Here’s footage of him taking on current World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins in an encounter that was definitely not staged in any way…