- South African-born entertainers Trevor Noah and Nomzamo Mbatha have both been doing big things in America
- The pair recently crossed paths when Trevor interviewed Nomzamo on his The Daily Show and it was absolutely perfect
- Nomzamo concluded the interview by speaking her native isiZulu to tell Trevor that South Africa was extremely proud of his accomplishments
Trevor Noah recently sat down with Nomzamo Mbatha on The Daily Show to chat about her successful Coming 2 America debut. The pair discussed the movie and life in Hollywood.
As the interview wrapped up, Trevor showered Nomzamo with kind words, telling her that she was a lovely person who deserved all the accolades she was enjoying.
A thankful Nomzamo received the praise but also flipped the script on Trevor. Zamo took the opportunity to tell Noah that South Africa is extremely proud of him.
Speaking in isiZulu, Zam said:
“Siyaziqenya ngawe. (We are proud of you.)"
Trevor responded in isiXhosa and said:
“Enkosi. (Thank you.)"
South African viewers loved the sweet exchange between both South African-born entertainers. They have both done well in their crafts and are truly flying the South African flag high. Twitter user thatojk said:
“I enjoyed watching this, I loved it! We’re so inspired by you two @Trevornoah @NomzamoMbatha @TheDailyShow South Africa is very proud.”
“Ncwww... Her complimenting him in IsiXhosa is the cutest and most unique thing. Trevor will remember that for a long time.”
Meanwhile Briefly.co.za previously reported that Nomzamo Mbatha was named as the star to watch out for by The Hollywood Reporter.
The international publication sang Mbatha’s praises and the actress took to her social media account to react to the piece.
Nomzamo posted the article along with a caption that read:
“When The @hollywoodreporter NAMES you ‘THE NEXT BIG THING’ (one of the most coveted titles) you pretty much cry and ask yourself ... where did you get the courage to dream THIS big. THIS boldly... HONOURED... SPEECHLESS"
Instagram users complimented Nomzamo for the huge accomplishment. Insta user ayandamckayi said:
"This is major Zamo."
Zamo is starring in Coming 2 America, the sequel to one of Eddie Murphy’s most successful movies.
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