Trevor Chats with His Grandma About Apartheid and Tours Her Home, “MTV Cribs”-Style | The Daily Show

  • Published on Dec 4, 2018
  • In this special Self-Deportation Edition of The Daily Show, Trevor heads back to South Africa, tours the neighborhood he grew up in, talks to his grandmother about Nelson Mandela and apartheid, and gives an “MTV Cribs”-style tour of his grandma’s home.
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  • windasari koplak
    windasari koplak 31 minute ago

    "you were born a crime!!" always get me 😂

  • DellaCordelia
    DellaCordelia 4 hours ago

    Trever, your grandmother is amazing. I hope (and recommend) that you get a small voice recorder and start recording phone calls or smaller in person meetings, going over questions and stories about the past. There are some things, as horrible as they are, which should never be forgotten lest we enable the horrors of the past happen again.

  • Frank Cava
    Frank Cava 6 hours ago

    That’s was adorable. What a wonderful woman.

  • k concepcion
    k concepcion 8 hours ago


  • Frank Darmstadt
    Frank Darmstadt 10 hours ago

    Cicely Tyson should play her in a movie!

  • Khadija Mukaddam
    Khadija Mukaddam 10 hours ago

    Wonderful people. So real and beautiful.

  • Ree M
    Ree M 11 hours ago

    Did she just say "like hell!" 😂😂😂😂😂

  • MariaV0071
    MariaV0071 13 hours ago

    I think I will never understand why the white men has the feeling of superiority just based on the colour of skin? Because becoming rich happens to them by stealing and murdering.

  • Fern Tom
    Fern Tom 14 hours ago

    Trevor , we all love you ; you are handsome , supersmart and funny . You talk about growing up in poverty in Africa . Most immigrants to US have a story about poverty ; it's not like they were rich and famous in their countries and they came to US to brake the cycle .

  • Mariam Ebralidze
    Mariam Ebralidze 17 hours ago


  • Oluwafunmibi Kolapo
    Oluwafunmibi Kolapo 21 hour ago

    This was wonderful to watch!!!

  • Epeli
    Epeli 22 hours ago


  • Adan Luna
    Adan Luna Day ago

    that acne studios shirt tho

  • Lavasha Watson
    Lavasha Watson Day ago

    Omgosh why was I smiling and teary eyed ❤️. I enjoyed this I wish I could see more!

  • Krystal Baca
    Krystal Baca Day ago


  • Diane Walker
    Diane Walker Day ago

    Your grandmother is a wonderful, pure, and kind woman. So special. Just keep loving on her Trevor!!!!

  • Julie Slatton
    Julie Slatton Day ago

    She’s beautiful Trevor .

  • Leon Jones
    Leon Jones Day ago +1

    For the culture ✊🏾

  • Susan Harkema
    Susan Harkema 2 days ago +1

    Oh I miss those fridge magnets! #lovethe70s

  • Luis Roman
    Luis Roman 2 days ago

    God Damn, Trevor Noah is sexy as fuck.

  • Arianne Mansiamina
    Arianne Mansiamina 2 days ago +9

    Amazing,! In lingala, spoken in Congo, we say "koko" for grandparents!

  • plague 5
    plague 5 2 days ago

    Too bad TVclip only allowed 1 thumb

  • the watcher
    the watcher 2 days ago +1

    those who are content are never poor, those who are discontent are never rich.

  • Zoed Vega
    Zoed Vega 2 days ago +5

    I can watch this a million times... I never get tired of watching it. She is like my Grandmama strong and direct. She did not pass until 103. I wish I had a recording of my grandmother speaking. Trevor, you are so blessed to have recorded your dear Grandmother. Que Dios la Bendiga y la favorezca !

  • Eduardo Luna
    Eduardo Luna 2 days ago

    Gracias vatoloco

  • scholastic01
    scholastic01 2 days ago

    I see where he gets his sense of humour. Those bottles on the wall brought back some memories.

  • An Donzilk
    An Donzilk 2 days ago +17

    As an 82 year old Irish man, I grew up hearing stories like this with the British in Ireland. I feel you guys pain. Love from Ireland 🇮🇪 🇿🇦

  • Charles Cedric Tan
    Charles Cedric Tan 2 days ago +3

    Hey I had those fridge magnets when I was young.

  • Banshee Barraza
    Banshee Barraza 2 days ago

    Your grandmother is such a beautiful soul. If anyone is justified to be angry and against people because of their skin tone, it would be her, and she shows no sign of anger. I can only hope to be half as strong as she must be. Thank you so much for sharing her with us, and thank you, Gogo, for allowing us into your home

  • Kwinsley Michel
    Kwinsley Michel 2 days ago

    Same as Caribbean people ;-)

  • william carter
    william carter 2 days ago

    My great aunt raised me she born in 1909 her mother was born at the end of slavery her grandmother was a slave .. Trevor's gogo reminds me of all African grandparents or African American grandparents life was hard as hell but all of them find a reason to keep pushing on and smile while doing it which is absolutely amazing considering the living hell they were all put though ..

  • Tamra Armstrong
    Tamra Armstrong 2 days ago

    *This is the good thing about this place. Nothing has changed-in a good way.* awwww❤

  • Momodu Jalloh
    Momodu Jalloh 2 days ago

    I love the story

  • C GB
    C GB 2 days ago

    Oh Trevor you made me cry! My granson's (6yr old) and I, we have the same connection as you with your mom. I love him dearly and he does love me too. I pray to God that I will be around him when he grows old. The love and respect you have for your gmama its so amazing. I can relate to that. She is so adorable. I hope my grandkid survive the struggles he is facing now due to the fact that his mother and my son's new girlfriend jealousy intervening with us to see each other more often. God bless you and your gmama always!

    HABEN KIBREAB 2 days ago +1

    Why do south africans call Mandela "Madiba" what does it mean and it sounds good by gogo's accent.

  • Beatrice washuka
    Beatrice washuka 2 days ago

    When Trevor laughs he looks like that guy from The gods must be crazy movie...

  • Jabari Mosi Jerimiah Alexander Wellington

    I loooooooveeeeeeed watching this! Wow! She is awesome! Come through Gogo! I would love to have seen more of this

  • Uche Ose
    Uche Ose 2 days ago +1

    Gogo is 91 (and nine months) and she is so VITAL!! And the part where she marveled at Trevor being the manager of white people....WHOLESOME content :')

  • Annie Hill
    Annie Hill 3 days ago

    This was the BEST!!! Does CoCo mean grandma? That's what I want my grandkids to call me.

    • Elle
      Elle Day ago

      Gogo is a south african word for Granny.

  • Lillian
    Lillian 3 days ago +18

    Ah when she says "Madiba" I had to pause my eyes were watering. The way she says that with so much reverence. She is beautiful ❤️

    • Lillian
      Lillian Day ago +2

      +Shubham Meena a clan name, from a chief ancestor. Calling Mandela that is like a respectful term of endearment

    • Shubham Meena
      Shubham Meena Day ago

      what does it mean?

  • Luciud
    Luciud 3 days ago +1

    Gogo is the most precious woman ever. Such kind eyes. Trevor visit your Gogo more often!!

  • komal rehman
    komal rehman 3 days ago

    What wonderful relationship they have

  • Major Peterson
    Major Peterson 3 days ago

    Love Her ! 😍

  • Timmy Mathebula
    Timmy Mathebula 3 days ago

    Lol I so enjoyed this and I wanted more! Your gogo is a true ghetto gogo! Love her! Now I wanna call my gogo and have a chat with her after watching such a warm interview. So much love!

  • Kimberly Davis
    Kimberly Davis 3 days ago


  • Andrea Hansen
    Andrea Hansen 3 days ago

    Almost 4k people unliked this video? wtf!

  • Carolina Vitali
    Carolina Vitali 3 days ago

    She is so cute!

  • Caseygblake
    Caseygblake 3 days ago

    What does Trevor have to say today regarding the hundreds of white farmers--who have lived in South Africa for several generations--are systematically being murdered by blacks with the full support of the black controlled government.

  • Bar Rafaeli
    Bar Rafaeli 3 days ago

    "I told her we are on our way but that doesnt mean she will be there"......haha typical grannies...

    JAZZ n MOTION 3 days ago +10

    The way he said "mmmm so I need to get you a generator" I felt that man 😔😔😔

    JAZZ n MOTION 3 days ago

    Yoooo 8:17 is liiffeee 😂😂😂

  • Barone Chrome
    Barone Chrome 3 days ago +1

    you guys are amazing. thanks for the wonderful convo =)

  • Roman Scurka
    Roman Scurka 3 days ago

    Its same way scary now for white people basically :) good job :D

  • Fatima Amitaf
    Fatima Amitaf 3 days ago


  • Fernando & Fernanda USA

    That's nicest interview.

  • Do you Love you
    Do you Love you 4 days ago +5

    Uhg... Lord, those dimples. Yes Trevor we see you were also a good looking baby 💖

  • Nate K
    Nate K 4 days ago

    The roads were not for culinary purposes. It was for patrol routes and drug smuggling. Just can't say that ig

  • Ms Thiyam
    Ms Thiyam 4 days ago +1

    And thank u Patricia to bring Trevor into this world... 🙏🙏

  • Hi-Tec Jaymes
    Hi-Tec Jaymes 4 days ago

    91 years that’s amazing. She’s amazing. God bless her !

  • Willie Wonder
    Willie Wonder 4 days ago

    This was a sad, and happy video to watch. Such a lovely relationship they have. Their relationship is so therapeutic to watch. Greetings and love from Albania to you, Trevor and grandma Gogo but also love for all of Africa that suffered from colionzation.

  • Abdikarim Ali
    Abdikarim Ali 4 days ago +4

    It was so wonderful interview. I loved so much to watch i t I wish I was there.. she is age around at 100 but, she remember everything happened wow. Mom God bless you and your family.

  • JustWannaFreeFx
    JustWannaFreeFx 4 days ago +38

    "Noooo they can come in"
    I'm sorry, I love her?

  • ram roebuc
    ram roebuc 4 days ago

    The fridge, The outside comfort room, and the fence with broken bottles seems like philippines! And trevor do look like filipino LOL.

  • ram roebuc
    ram roebuc 4 days ago +3

    When your granda whistle as if planes gonna crash! Boom!

  • Jay Dave
    Jay Dave 4 days ago

    gogo is so cool man she inspires me at the age of 91 she manages to be so witty and fun

  • Jay Dave
    Jay Dave 4 days ago

    wow ur culture is very similar to the indian culture man... except we use water not toilet paper

  • masood adams
    masood adams 4 days ago

    Just dont forget to take care of your family bro

  • masood adams
    masood adams 4 days ago

    Hard work is why you are where you are. Keep your hustle strong n fuck all the haters.💪

  • Rosie VeHi
    Rosie VeHi 4 days ago

    Gogo's shoes know those big bumps.🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Hidden Truth about them

    Akon can put electricity in her home.

  • KiLovely
    KiLovely 4 days ago

    This video is hilarious! Comedic talent runs in the family! They both had good jokes! Trevor's Grandmother is so adorable.

  • King Smith
    King Smith 4 days ago +19

    Who else wanted to see more?? Made me miss my grandmas

    SARA SIDIK 4 days ago

    she's 91 years old!!? what?! woooooooooooow gogo's skin routine video better be uploaded soon Trevor!

  • bruce isthename
    bruce isthename 4 days ago

    those big bumps 8:08 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂❤

  • Lempwei Roiie
    Lempwei Roiie 4 days ago

    I really love Trevor's grandma... and at 91 it's mind-blowing for me.. I used to run our national program for senior citizens and we rarely have anyone that's the same age as Trevor's grandma.. It's a honor for me watching this show...

  • Shayla’s World
    Shayla’s World 4 days ago +1

    i smiled this whole interview

  • ALEX Marshall
    ALEX Marshall 4 days ago

    I adore you Trevor.Lots of love from India.
    His Gogo makes him cute

  • Justin Ansako
    Justin Ansako 4 days ago

    What happens in they take you?

  • Rouh Allah AlShelh روح الله آل شلح

    I never got to meet my grandma but this reminded me of my great aunts same wisdom🌸💜

  • DKZ
    DKZ 4 days ago

    gogo should be a comedian

  • glogirl128
    glogirl128 4 days ago +46

    My grandmothers house in Iran is exactly like this! The toilet outside, the fridge magnets, the tree, the broken glass for protection, miss her soo much :')

  • Ashley Gomes
    Ashley Gomes 5 days ago

    Total bullshit. First of all, there's no "road joy" in South Africa. South Africa has tons and tons of road murders. Secondly, if apartheid was so bad, how come Ramaphosa said "I want to tie the White people to trees and BEG them not to leave. We can't let the White people leave." Mandela was pretty good, but honestly, South Africa was probably better under De Klerk than it is now.

  • Kaye Wilde
    Kaye Wilde 5 days ago

    And soweto is beautiful!!!!

  • Kaye Wilde
    Kaye Wilde 5 days ago

    I thought gogo was the 91-year old legally blind great grandma who smelled him shit on her kitchen floor when he was a kid. In his book, he called this gogo "gran".
    Ps. I wanna see his mum and andrew and isaac. I bawled my eyes out while i was riding my motorbike and listening to him tell how his mum got shot in the head.

  • BeautyAndBrainsGirls

    Love the onomatopoeia just like my Haitian grandma she brings Kreole to life when she speaks

  • BeautyAndBrainsGirls

    We have those glasses in Haiti as well and the market is the same way

  • Liz Rohme
    Liz Rohme 5 days ago


  • Kia M
    Kia M 5 days ago

    I grew up in a house with my grandmother and we had a yellow kitchen with those exact refrigerator magnets! Trevor was raised in South Africa. I was raised in Southeast, D.C.

  • The Stuffed Vegan
    The Stuffed Vegan 5 days ago


  • Savannah Henson
    Savannah Henson 5 days ago

    This was the most real interview i ever seen before

  • Nocka Mama
    Nocka Mama 5 days ago

    Man, everytime I watch this I cant finished it. Reminds me so much of my grandma.

  • Tlotlo Senai
    Tlotlo Senai 5 days ago +2

    I'm from Botswana (Southern Africa). I wonder how African Americans feel when they hear an African language. Does it spark something within them that says 'My roots' or is it just, "Eh..."
    Just curious...

    • Tlotlo Senai
      Tlotlo Senai 2 days ago


    • Kwinsley Michel
      Kwinsley Michel 2 days ago

      I'm not a African America but i'm a from Caribbean some words that they say is the same as we use

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    missbennet10 5 days ago


  • so shathii
    so shathii 5 days ago

    trevor i think you're at *my* grandma's house👀

  • Iris Ioannou
    Iris Ioannou 5 days ago

    Amazing grandma!!! It is so sad what they had to go through ....

  • Kae Zales
    Kae Zales 5 days ago

    This felt really intimate. I love it!. Your grandma is the cuuuuuutest!.x

  • guykr10
    guykr10 5 days ago

    She's such a nice lady :)

  • E. Ava
    E. Ava 5 days ago +1

    I love your Grandmother..your relationship with her is so sweet. Thank you for sharing this part of your life. Hopefully you will do more episodes with her. I would like to see a follow-up episode after the generator and TV issues are corrected and she watches your show.

  • Marisa Hahn
    Marisa Hahn 5 days ago +2

    I love the fact, that she isn`t interested in his show/fame, but says "Good morning" to his cute photo every day.

  • Gift Imienitama
    Gift Imienitama 5 days ago +1

    Just like Nigerians