Rick Sanchez controversy with some typical snark. According to the Hollywood Reporter, it happened Saturday night at the Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education event held in Manhattan. In an on-stage bit asking for donations, Stewart referenced the former CNN anchor’s infamous anti-Semitic comments: “If you went on radio and said the Jews control the media…you may want to hold on to your money.” He also joked that if Sanchez’ nasty remarks were in fact accurate, “All he has to do is apologize to us, and we’ll hire him back.”Jon Stewart has responded to the
David Letterman reportedly joined the pile-on during a surprise appearance later in the show, saying he’d just been “helping Rick Sanchez clean out his office.”
Were any of you at Night of Too Many Stars? What did you think of Stewart and Letterman’s jabs at Sanchez?