Jon Stewart Explains His White Beard

What's up with Jon Stewart's white beard?

"It's not the aging process," the comic, 47, insisted on The Daily Show Monday. "This morning I was actually making breakfast for my kids. They enjoy an egg and fluffernutter omelet, and let me show you what happened."

Stewart -- whose beard was once red and brown -- then dipped his goatee into a jar of marshmallow fluff.

As he unsuccessfully attempted to wipe away the fluff, he decided to come clean about the real reason for his frosty facial fuzz. See more habits that ruin your appearance.

"I shouldn't lie," he deadpanned. "The truth is I'm a Japanese snow monkey. I've been hiding that from people and I can't live that lie anymore."