Trevor Noah On Jussie Smollett: "Right Now The Story Doesn’t Make Sense"


The Jussie Smollett Attack case has so many twists and turns that it will go away your head spinning. Following the preliminary reviews in January that Smollett was the sufferer of a violent hate crime on the streets of Chicago, followers and mates of the actor stood by his facet as police looked for his attackers. Since then, the case has drifted right into a path that implies payouts, hoaxes, and lies. FOX confirmed that the actor is not being written out of Empire and Jussie lately launched a press release by his lawyer saying he’s angered by the implications that he is not telling the reality. Moreover, members of his household have tweeted their continued help. New sources and rumors are leaked each day, and now Trevor Noah from Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” is providing up his opinion on the weird flip of occasions.

“Yeah, I do not know what the main points of the Jussie Smollett story are going to finish up being. What I do know is that proper now the story does not make sense within the items that it is laid out as. I am not saying that he’s mendacity. I am simply saying that his story does not appear to line up with what’s taking place. ‘Cause these guys admitted to punching him, in order that a part of the story is now successfully lifeless.”

Trevor goes on to say that as new particulars emerge, he expects Jussie to have solutions to a brand new set of questions together with, “Did you pay them to punch you or not?,” Are they a part of it or not?,” and “Why did they do that to you, simply randomly?”

“Like, why are two Nigerian guys strolling round in Chicago’s freezing climate after which shouting ‘This is MAGA nation’?” Noah joked. “That’s a bizarre factor to shout as a Nigerian particular person.” Trevor additionally mentioned that this story is useful for Trump and MAGA supporters as “so many individuals jumped on board earlier than they even waited to see what it was about.”

He additionally gave recommendation to the general public, saying that we should always all take a second to pause on tales comparable to these, reflecting on what we will take away from them. 

“Does this verify your biases?[…]Do not change into the factor that you just disdain, don’t change into the factor that you just hate, as a result of then, what are you combating for in the event you’ve change into the factor that you just’re making an attempt to struggle in opposition to?”