- Trevor Noah roasted the traditional birthday song when he celebrated his birthday recently
- Trevor Noah has said that the traditional birthday song is sad and depressing
- Trevor Noah shared that his mom used to sing him Stevie Wonder's Happy Birthday and Disney's version of the birthday song
Trevor Noah recently celebrated his 37th birthday. The South African-born comedian was born on 20 February, 1984.
The Daily Show took to Twitter on 21 February to wish the host of the show a happy day. The show posted a clip of the superstar roasting the traditional birthday song. The Daily Show captioned the post:
"Happy Birthday @trevornoah, who would like you to take a moment to consider the happy birthday song."
In the clip, Trevor revealed that he never grew up singing the traditional birthday song. He said his mom used to sing Stevie Wonder's song titled Happy Birthday and later sang him Donald Duck's birthday song. The TV personality said Disney made their own version of the song in the 80s to celebrate Donald's birthday.
Trevor expressed that the traditional birthday song is like a "death song". He said the song is depressing and is one of the saddest songs he has ever heard.
"It doesn't seem like fun at all."
Tweeps have shared their thoughts on Trevor roasting the traditional birthday song. Check out some of their comments below:
"I agree with you that the birthday song is pathetic. For years we sang this song from Snow White, which was cut from the movie. 'You're Never to Old to Be Young'. It always turned into a dance and sing-along."
"I just shouted to my whole family that I share my birthday with Trevor Noah. Happy birthday! I’m a huge fan and tickled to share this day!!"
"My son is 6 today! Super cool that he shares a birthday with such an awesome person!"
"What a help you've been for my mental wellbeing. So grateful that you were born, that you are you and that you a freaking comedic genius. Happy birthday!"
"I LOVE the Disney birthday song! I play it for my students on their birthdays! They hate it (but they're in middle school, and middle schoolers hate everything! LOL), but it's so much happier than the traditional song. You've made my day! Happy, happy birthday to you Trevor!"
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Trevor Noah has once again been nominated in the NAACP Image Awards in the USA. The Daily Show host is nominated in the Entertainer of the Year category alongside Regina King and Tyler Perry.
The South African-born comedian took to Instagram on Thursday, 4 February to share his good news with his 7 million followers. The stand-up comic wrote:
"Such an honour to be nominated along with @thedailyshow team for 4 #naacpimageawards, TY!"
The 52nd NAACP Image Awards will take place on 27 March. The nominees were announced on Instagram on Tuesday afternoon. According to All4Women, Trevor has in the past won two NAACP awards in his own name and a third award went to one of The Daily Show’s writers. Trevor's fans from across the world have taken to his comment section to congratulate him.
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