Hollywood Reacts to David Letterman Retirement: Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel, Lena Dunham Among Stars

“Late Show” host’s surprise announcement on Thursday spurred reaction throughout Tinseltown

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:34 AM

David Letterman will retire in 2015, the “Late Show” host announced during a taping of his CBS show on Thursday.

According to a statement from his representatives, Letterman said he informed CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves that he would leave the show at the end of his contract.

The sudden announcement drew reactions from all around social media. Many different television and movie personalities tweeted their surprise and paid tribute to the late-night icon.

See video: 13 Outrageous David Letterman Late Night Moments

See their reactions below:



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