On Monday, New York’s Jewish comedy royalty were seen embracing Trevor Noah, the new Daily Show host who has been accused of anti-Semitism after people started digging through his Twitter history and found a handful of jokes about Israel.
Yes, at today’s home opener for the New York Mets at Citi Field, Noah was hanging out with Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David:
Jerry and Larry pic.twitter.com/xALMrLnhy1
— SportsNet New York (@SNYtv) April 13, 2015
Looks like Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld introduced Trevor Noah to the series of teachable moments known as the Mets. pic.twitter.com/QXvoQ66jcn
— Hollis James (@hollisjames) April 13, 2015
— William Perlman (@WilliamPerlman) April 13, 2015
By becoming a Mets fan, Noah is obviously showing just how seriously he is taking his role as Jon Stewart’s successor. The current Daily Show host’s self-hating obsession with the team has been a long-running joke on the show for over a decade.
Earlier in the day, Bassem Youssef, AKA Egypt’s Jon Stewart, posted this photo with Noah and Seinfeld. If he can’t get the Daily Show gig, he at least wants to be a guest on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee:
— Dr Bassem Youssef (@DrBassemYoussef) April 13, 2015
[Photo via screengrab]
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