• Entertainment

Celebrities Say #ThanksDave Before David Letterman’s Last Show

1 minute read

Ahead of David Letterman’s final Late Show on Wednesday, a slew of celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate the host on a legendary ride. Below is a selection of the tributes by past performers and guests, fellow comedians and others who were inspired during his 33 years.

Foo Fighters:

Betty White:

Eric Stangel, longtime writer and producer for Letterman:

Conan O’Brien:

Ellen DeGeneres:

Lady Antebellum:

Vince McMahon:

Maroon 5:

Jim Gaffigan:

Alexi Lalas, retired U.S. soccer player:

Backstreet Boys:


Tim McGraw:

Dan Smith of Bastille:

Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios:

Keith Olbermann:

No Doubt:

Read next: Everything You Need to Know About David Letterman’s Final Show

More Must-Reads from TIME

Contact us at letters@time.com