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Winner is... Trevor Noah for trolling Oscars audience with hilarious joke

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The Daily Show host Trevor Noah presented the award for best picture during the 91st Oscars. (CNN Newsource){ }

Sunday night's Oscar celebration had a lot of highs, some low and some 'I'm not sure what's going on here', but one of the biggest winners of the night in the presenter category was Trevor Noah.

The Daily Show host didn't win an award, but he did win an award from social media after he trolled the audience with his joke as he introduced best picture nominee, "Black Panther". During the show, Noah, who is South African, joked about knowing the movie's main character, King T'Challa, who is played by Chadwick Boseman.

"Growing up as a young boy in Wakanda, I would see T'Challa flying over our village, and he would remind me of a great Xhosa phrase," Noah said. "He says 'abelungu abazi uba ndiyaxoka' -- which means, 'In times like these, we are stronger when we fight together than when we try to fight apart.'

But if you are from South Africa and or speak Xhosa, then it’s a good chance that you knew 'abelungu abazi uba ndiyaxoka' actually means, "white people don't know I'm lying," according to The South African news outlet .


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