Trevor Noah Pulls Off Slickest Oscars Stunt: "White People Don’t Know I am Lying"

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Trevor Noah could have nudged Black History Month again on monitor in its ultimate hour. The comic’s look on the Academy Awards prompted cascading exclaims of astonishment and reward. When Noah stood onstage final evening to current Black Panther, he strung the viewers members alongside for a fast spin most of them would solely acknowledge after the occasion.

His spiel was humorous all through, however the final half is what created the feeling.

“Growing up as a younger boy in Wakanda, I might see King T’Challa flying over our village, and he would remind me of an excellent Xhosa phrase: Abelungu abazi ubu ndiyaxoka, which suggests: ‘In instances like these, we’re stronger once we battle collectively than once we attempt to battle aside.’”

The crowd merely applauded as anticipated. Viewers who don’t perceive the South African language got here to seek out out that the phrase really interprets to, “White individuals do not know I am mendacity.” Latent stomach laughs are nonetheless rolling in on-line. Some social customers are calling for his arrest as a result of final mischeviousness whereas others are claiming they’ve been impregnated by his eloquence. Peep a few of the reactions beneath.