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Jon Stewart hits out at Apple, revealing why he left TV+ 'very small'

Jon Stewart returns to The Daily Show on Comedy Central this week after splitting from Apple last year. In an interview with CBS Mornings today, Stewart commented for the first time on his departure from Apple.

According to Stewart, Apple “didn't want me to say things that would get me in trouble.”

In October, the New York Times reported that Apple had canceled The Trouble with Jon Stewart on Apple TV+ due to controversy over themes that Stewart planned to touch on this in the series. third season of the show. In particular, the report points to disagreements over Stewart's coverage of China and artificial intelligence.

Two months after his departure from Apple, Stewart announced in January that he was returning to The Daily Show on Comedy Central as a producer and host (Mondays) for the first time since 2015.

p>In an interview with CBS Mornings today, Stewart spoke publicly for the first time about his departure from Apple:

“I wanted a place , where you can clear your mind ahead of election season. I thought I'd do it, as they call it, on Apple TV+. This is a television enclave, very small. It's like living in Malibu. But they decided, they felt, that they didn't want me to say things that would get me in trouble.”

This seems to be a subtle but clear jab at Apple. TV+ and the strained relationship between Stewart and Apple executives.

You can watch Stewart's full interview below.

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