Trevor Noah’s talk show, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, managed to nab three Emmy Awards nominations and South Africans could not be prouder.
The SA comedian, who was in Russia for the 2018 soccer world cup, took to his Instagram account to share the wonderful news with his followers.
“Wow, I visited Russia for 3 days and now The Daily Show is nominated for 3 Emmys. Next time I should stay for a week and then run for president. To all the people who voted for us and to all who watch our show I could not be more grateful. Spasibo #Emmys,” he captioned a photo of himself in Russia.
Social media users thought it was a wonderful idea for Noah to run for president.
“Do it! You’d make an amazing POTUS! God knows we need your intelligence and sense of humor,” an Instagram user commented.
Comedy Central also took to its official Twitter page to congratulate Noah on the prestigious award nominations.
South Africans took to social media to congratulate the SA comedian on the amazing achievement, which he deserved without a doubt.
Instagram user Camillaphiri wrote, “Well done Keep up the good work S.A proud of u.”
The award ceremony it set to take place in September and IOL reported it would be hosted by "Saturday Night Live" stars Michael Che and Colin Jost.
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