Trevor Noah Becomes the First African to Host the White House Correspondent Dinner, Mzansi Can’t Keep Calm

Trevor Noah Becomes the First African to Host the White House Correspondent Dinner, Mzansi Can’t Keep Calm

  • American based comedian Trevor Noah keeps flying the South African flag high with his impressive achievements
  • The Daily Show host recently made history by becoming the first African to host the White House Correspondent dinner held on Saturday
  • During the event, Noah took some low jabs at US President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump

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Trevor Noah became the centre of attention at Saturday's 2022 White House Correspondent dinner. The award-winning South African comedian lit up the prestigious event with his jokes, including one aimed at President Joe Biden.

Trevor Noah, Joe Biden, White House, Dinner
Trevor Noah has applauded America for having media freedom during the White House Correspondent dinner. Image Getty Images
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The Daily Show host also made history by becoming the first African to host the event. The annual event was put on ice three years ago due to the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world.

According to Mail Online, Trevor aimed at President Joe Biden. The comedian made jokes about the Biden Administration's failure to combat inflation which is now at its highest in 40 years. He said:

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"You know, I think ever since you've come into the office, things are really looking up. Gas is up. The rent is up. Food is up. Everything."

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The comedian also commended America for its media freedom. He pointed out that it's not in many countries where you get to roast the sitting president and get away with it, reports Marca.com.

"In America, you have the right to seek the truth and speak the truth, even if it makes people in power uncomfortable. Even if it makes viewers or readers uncomfortable. I stood here tonight and I made fun of the president of the United States and I'm going to be fine."

The media personality also took time to thank members of the media for risking their lives in trying to give the world accurate and factual news. He made an example of journalists who have braved the war in Ukraine to show people what's on the ground.

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South Africans have headed to social media to celebrate Trevor. Many hailed him for continuing to put the country's flag on the world map.

@gvbrkr said:

"Trevor was amazing; both his jokes & serious comments were spot on."

@MbokodoZAR commented:

"Trevor Noah is doing amazing! Our best export to the world, showing every African child that it is indeed possible to live your wildest dreams."

Trevor Noah spends day in New York City with Anele Mdoda & adorable son, Alakhe: “His uncles are such a flex”

Briefly News previously reported that comedian Trevor Noah and local presenter Anele Mdoda have always kept Mzansi intrigued with their unique friendship but it seems Anele's son, Alakhe, has stolen the spotlight from them both.

Photos and videos of Alakhe's amazing visit to 'Uncle Trev' in New York City have been circulating online and it's clear the busy six-year-old got the A-list treatment.

It seems Alakhe and his mom, Anele Mdoda, spent a few days exploring the US city before meeting up with Noah on the set of The Daily Show.

Source: Briefly News

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