David Letterman Gets Twitter Love Following Retirement Announcement

Posted Friday April 4, 2014 10:07 AM GMT

He’s been on late night television for over three decades, so when David Letterman shared he’ll retire from “The Late Show” next year, his peers couldn’t help but wish him well.

“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon tweeted, “Dave’s the greatest. One of the true innovators in TV history. He’s made all of us better.”

In like manner, Jimmy Kimmel offered some kind words- “David @Letterman is the best there is and ever was.”

Meanwhile, Ellen DeGeneres weighed in- “David @Letterman announced he's retiring in 2015. It's been 31 incredible years. Television won't be the same without you, Dave.”

And Steve Martin added his voice to the mix- “Wow, @Letterman retiring. He's been a significant force in my "later" career. Thanks, Dave!

Even the President of the United States Barack Obama had something to say- “There are more than 10 reasons #DavidLetterman will be missed.”

Finally, Seth Meyers gave a heartfelt monologue regarding Letterman during “Late Night,” declaring, “If it wasn’t for David Letterman, I wouldn’t be here.”

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