Jon Stewart Pulls a Manti Te'o, Declares Jessica Chastain His Imaginary Girlfriend

The Atlantic

Without mentioning his name on last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart channeled Manti Te'o — he of the fake dead-girlfriend hoax — when discussing the 23 executive actions President Obama issued on Wednesday. Stewart was apparently so distracted by his imaginary girlfriend, Zero Dark Thirty heroine Jessica Chastain (whom he interviewed on Tuesday), that he missed Obama's entire press conference:

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For some context on their torrid, non-existent engagement, here's Stewart's interview with Chastain from the night before:

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