Newswire: UPDATED: Trevor Noah has some skeletons in his Twitter feed
In what has become something of an initiation ritual for prominent people in the Internet age, as soon as Comedy Central announced that Trevor Noah would be taking over as host of The Daily Show after Jon Stewart’s retirement, people started digging through his Twitter feed for evidence of past misdeeds. What they found was this:
“Oh yeah the weekend. People are gonna get drunk & think that I’m sexy!” – fat chicks everywhere.
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) October 14, 2011
There’s more. Noah (whose mother, it must be noted, is a half-Jewish black Xhosa South African) seems to have a special penchant for Jewish jokes, including cringeworthy #BeatsByDreidel punchlines, rote observations about the reluctance of Jewish women to perform fellatio, and this bit about the irony of hitting a Jewish child with a German car:
Almost bumped a Jewish kid crossing the road. He didn’t look b4 …