News Why Jessica Williams Will Not Be Taking over 'The Daily Show' By Alex Ungerman 12:46 PM PST, February 17, 2015 Getty Images What a bummer! Despite being one of our favorites for the gig, and being prophesied in the Hot Tub Time Machine sequel, popular Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams squashed rumors she would take over as host of the program in Jon Stewart's departure. The 25-year-old comedian who became the show's youngest ever correspondent in 2012 took to Twitter to deliver the bad news. Fact 1: I'm not hosting. Thank you but I am extremely under-qualified for the job!— Jessica R. Williams (@msjwilly) February 16, 2015 WATCH: Jessica Williams Hosts 'The Daily Show' in 2025?! When a great deal of her fans were understandably disappointed with this development, Jessica tweeted again: thanks to everyone tweetin at me like ?. Haha but I'm not like, dead.This is the beginning of my career. I'm gonna troll that ass for yrs.— Jessica R. Williams (@msjwilly) February 16, 2015 Keep trollin' Jessica! We can't wait to see what your future has in store. NEWS: 12 Awesome Ladies Who Should Replace Jon Stewart as Host of 'The Daily Show' So who should host The Daily Show? To see why news anchor Brian Williams might actually be the perfect choice, watch the video below. Why Brian Williams Should Replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'