Jon Stewart Defends Trevor Noah.

8th April, 2015

Speaks out against backlash!

Trevor came under fire after it was announced that he would be taking over the hosting duties on The Daily Show. 

Tweeps dug up old tweets in which he made fatphobic and anti-Semitic statements.

“I know there was a large kerfuffle on Twitter," Stewart joked. "But I can say this without hesitation; Trevor Noah will earn your trust and respect.” 

Watch the clip below. 

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