Jessica Williams exits 'The Daily Show'

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Jessica Williams Leaving "The Daily Show"

Enjoy Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams while you still can, America — Thursday's episode will be her last.

EW.com reports that Williams, the youngest correspondent in Daily Show history, is leaving the Comedy Central series after four years to pursue her own project at the network. Though Williams can't say much about her new show, she reveals that it will be about a young feminist who "imagines herself to be 'woke.'" (Please note Williams' own use of quotation marks.)

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"I've been telling my coworkers that I'm leaving the show — it's so bittersweet," Williams tells the site. "I've just been going in and out of crying a little bit, giving a lot of hugs, all that stuff."

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Jessica Williams attends the 2016 Ailey Spirit Gala at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on June 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: Comedians Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams attend the 2 Dope Queens podcast at the Vulture Festival Casper Podcast Lounge at Highline Stages on May 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21: Correspondent from 'The Daily Show' Jessica Williams attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony held at Cipriani Wall Street on May 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Actress, Comedian and Correspondent to The Daily Show, Jessica Williams attends the 2016 Vulture Festival Kick Off Party at The Top of The Standard at The Standard, High Line on May 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Randy Brooke/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 31: Comedians Jessica Williams and Trevor Noah attend the Comedy Central Live 2016 upfront after-party at Gotham Hall on March 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: ''The Daily Show' with Trevor Noah' Correspondent Jessica Williams arrives at the Comedy Central Emmys After Party at Boulevard3 on September 20, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Jessica Williams attends the final 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart' on August 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jessica Williams attends the 2nd Annual Variety Power of Women: New York Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Jessica Williams attends ChefDance 2015 presented by Victory Ranch and sponsored by Merrill Lynch, Freixenet, Anchor Distilling, and Premier Meat Co. on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/Getty Images for Chefdance)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Jessica Williams attends the 'People, Places, Things' Premiere during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images for Sundance)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Actress Jessica Williams of 'People, Places, Things' poses for a portrait at the Village at the Lift Presented by McDonald's McCafe during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Actress Jessica Williams of 'People, Places, Things' poses for a portrait at the Village at the Lift Presented by McDonald's McCafe during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Actress Jessica Williams attend The Variety Studio At Sundance Presented By Dockers Day 3 on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Variety)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Actress Jessica Williams attends The Variety Studio At Sundance Presented By Dockers Day 3 on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Variety)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Jessica Williams and Regina Hall attend the 'People, Places, Things' Premiere during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images for Sundance)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 25: Actors Jessica Williams (L) and Lena Dunham attends Sex, Politics And Film Hosted By Lena Dunham And Planned Parenthood Action Fund - 2015 Park City at Wahso Asian Grill on January 25, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: Actress and Correspondent on 'The Daily Show' Jessica Williams attends Tumblr's 2014 Year In Review Party at Brooklyn Night Bazaar on December 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Steve Mack/FilmMagic)
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Williams adds that her final field piece, airing Thursday, will focus on a group of former Bernie Sanders supporters who are now supporting Donald Trump. She promises it's going to be "really funny," and will provide a "nice farewell."

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