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Calls To Boycott Trevor Noah After ‘Daily Show’ Host Says ‘I’ve Never Seen A Beautiful Aborigine’

Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show,” is under fire for an unfunny (and racist) bit he did in a comedy show in which he says all Aboriginal women are unattractive.

In a video from one of his stand-up shows in 2013 — which emerged just weeks before Noah kicks off a tour in Australia — the comedian says: “All women of every race can be beautiful.”

But then he says: “I know some of you are sitting there now going, ‘Oh Trevor, yeah, but I’ve never seen a beautiful Aborigine.’ Yeah, but you know what you say? You say ‘yet,’ that’s what you say; ”yet.’ Because you haven’t seen all of them, right?”

And then he made it all much worse.

“Plus it’s not always about looks, maybe Aborigine women do special things, maybe they’ll just like, jump on top of you,’ Noah, 34, concludes, before “imitating the sound of a didgeridoo while inferring oral sex,” the Daily Mail writes.

Noah, who took on the role as The Daily Show host three years ago from Jon Stewart, apologised for his comments on Twitter on Monday.

“After visiting Australia’s Bunjilaka museum and learning about aboriginal history first hand I vowed never to make a joke like that again. And I haven’t. I’ll make sure the clip from 2013 is not promoted in any way,” he wrote.

Reaction was swift.

“He grossly sexualises and objectifies First Nations Australian women for a ‘joke,'” a Facebook page called Feminism & Decolonisation said.

“He perpetuated incredibly harmful stereotypes … that Indigenous women aren’t beautiful, that Indigenous women are only good for their bodies; and Indigenous women are over-sexualised sex starved beings,” the page said.

The page’s author also called for a boycott of Noah’s shows.

Later, the Facebook page posted another message:

Trevor Noah’s team are working extremely hard to have this racist and sexist “joke” erased from existence. I recorded this yesterday before the original clip was removed.

I said I was done with this but I believe this clip should be out there so that they cannot just sweep it under the rug. So many people ask for proof or “don’t believe it” so here it is.

Trevor Noah calling Aboriginal women ugly. Then saying that it’s not all about looks and that maybe we are good for sex. Then simulating Aboriginal women performing sex acts with an instrument held sacred by many Indigenous people.

These comments are not only hurtful, but contribute to harmful stereotypes perpetuated to justify our abuse throughout history: That we are good for nothing but our bodies and our sex.

If men want to make money off of being hailed as “feminist heroes” then they better be ready to be called out. He has not apologised and is actively attempting to hide what happened.

I won’t hold my breath for a proper apology.

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