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Almost Bumped a Jewish Kid': Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' Replacement Ignites Furor Over Past Tweets About 'Jewish Chicks', Israel and 'Fat Chicks

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Trevor Noah, the newly announced replacement for "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, came under fire just hours after Comedy Central reveled that he'll be taking the helm, as critics claim that some of his past tweets are anti-Semitic and sexist.

Noah, 31, who grew up in South Africa and is a quarter Jewish, reportedly sent a number of messages over the past few years that featured quips and comments about Jewish people, Israel and women, according to the Daily Mail.

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