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Stephen Colbert Is Replacing David Letterman And Twitter Just Exploded

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CBS announced around noon on Thursday, April 10, that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on "The Late Show" when the latter retires in 2015, and shortly after that announcement, Twitter exploded.

The myriad of trending Twitter topics weighing in on the news included #Letterman, #StephenColbert, #TheLateShow and even Steven Colbert, which we’re guessing was started by those cute Internet cats who can’t spell and always has cheezburgers.

When it comes to the news, some of you loved it ...

And some of you hated it.

Some of you were confused.

It's actually "The Late Show," but we appreciate the enthusiasm!

Even celebrities weighed in.

... Including Colbert's late night TV compatriots.

What do you think about Colbert replacing Letterman? Leave your comments below!

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