Comedy Central: Backlash over Trevor Noah’s Old Tweets is ‘Unfair’

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Comedy Central: Backlash over Trevor Noah’s old tweets is “unfair”

“Like many comedians, Trevor Noah pushes boundaries; he is provocative and spares no one, himself included,” the cable network said in a statement responding to the controversy over the future Daily Show host’s old tweets. “To judge him or his comedy based on a handful of jokes is unfair. Trevor is a talented comedian with a bright future at Comedy Central.” PLUS: In defense of Noah’s stupid, tasteless tweets, Noah went from progressive icon to villain in 24 hours, a Daily Show host should be held to a higher standard, and comedians stand up for Noah on Twitter.

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