Wash. Mayor Sending Jon Stewart Key To City

Stewart declines to accept in person

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images
    Jon Stewart has been offered a key to the city.

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The mayor of Bellingham says "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is getting a key to the city. But he won't be traveling to the northwestern Washington city to accept it.

    Mayor Dan Pike says representatives of Stewart's talent agency told him that Stewart appreciated the offer to come get the key but was too busy to accept. Pike made the offer after the mayor of Mount Vernon decided to give Fox News commentator Glenn Beck a key to that city.

    Pike tells The Bellingham Herald that he's not disappointed by Stewart's decision because the point of the offer was to spark community discussion. He says he still plans to send Stewart a key to the city.

    ___

    Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com

    Related Content from AccessHollywood.com:
    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Emmy Winners 2009
    PLAY IT NOW: Emmys 2009: Jon Stewart - 'The Daily Show' Has 'More [Emmys] Than We Deserve'
    PLAY IT NOW: Jon Stewart Preps For Oscar Night

    MORE ACCESS ON THESE TOPICS: Jon Stewart - Celebrities - News