Jay du Plessis calls Trevor Noah a race hater
Afrikaans actor Jay du Plessis calls Trevor Noah a racist over his Xhosa joke he made at the Oscars while he on stage to present Black Panther as one of the Best Picture nominees at this year’s awards ceremony.
Jay slammed Trevor for using the Xhosa phrase “abelungu abazi ubu ndiyaxoka” to mock those who thought Wakanda may be a real place.
In his speech, Trevor said it meant “in times like these, we are stronger when we fight together than when we try to fight apart.”
However, the phrase actually means “white people don’t know I’m lying”.
Jay took to Twitter on Wednesday to share his thoughts on the speech that has gone viral.
In a tweet that has since been deleted, Jay called Trevor a “race hater”.
“Trevor Noah is a race hater who promotes the anti-white feeling in the US. Talented and deservedly rich, but just a hater and racist.”