Still, Winstead says it was difficult walking away from The Daily Show. Stewart asked her to stay, but she felt it was time to try a few other things. I gave my baby up for adoption, she says. But I knew the adopting family. I [told Jon], Oh, youre going to raise this kid? Awesome -- bless you.
Bemused by all the other fake-news series out there these days, Winstead says a few of them -- like Foxs conservative The ½ Hour News Hour, which was recently canceled -- manage to get it completely wrong. Its one of the worst things Id ever seen in my life, she says. Howard Dean jokes? Really? Is this 1997?
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