A few of Noah’s old tweets have landed the comedian in hot water on social media.
Trevor Noah became an instant name to know on Monday after he was announced as the replacement for departing ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart. But it seems the comedian is already getting a crash course on the levels of scrutiny such a high profile gig will put him under, as he’s currently facing backlash on social media over some of his old tweets, which have led him to be branded ‘sexist’ and’ anti-semitic’.
Trevor Noah will take over from Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'.
"Oh yeah the weekend. People are gonna get drunk & think that I'm sexy!" - fat chicks everywhere,” Noah wrote in November 2011. Then a month later he told his followers, “A hot white woman with ass is like a unicorn. Even if you do see one, you'll probably never get to ride it.”
South African comedian Trevor Noah is in talks to replace Jon Stewart as host on Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show'.
Trevor Noah is being considered as a replacement for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. The 31-year-old comedian has been a regular contributor to the show since December 2014 but may soon find himself the host of the show. A source close to the show stated no official agreement has yet been reached and Noah is simply short listed for the position.
Jon Stewart is stepping down from hosting The Daily Show.
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The Daily Show's loss is TBS' gain.
The mass exodus from The Daily Show continues with Samantha Bee's departure, announced this Friday. Bee follows in the footsteps of her husband Jason Jones and, of course, Jon Stewart himself. It's kind of a bummer for Daily Show fans, but not so much for Bee herself, who is leaving to start her own show on TBS.
Samantha Bee says "goodbye" to The Daily Show and "hello" to greener pastures at TBS.
Yes! This is what we've been waiting for! An exciting, somewhat political, female-led format. At least that's what TBS has teased so far.
'Magic In The Moonlight' star Emma Stone signs autographs and smiles for photographers as she arrives outside 'The Daily Show' in New York where she was set to make an appearance to talk about the new movie.
'The Hunger Games' star Liam Hemsworth signs autographs and poses for pictures with fans as he arrives outside 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' studios. Paparazzi call for him to stop and pose for pictures before he goes inside but he just flashes them a peace sign before heading into the building.