Trevor Noah

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Someone should have warned Trevor Noah about the Internet.

People were quick to praise Comedy Central's choice for its new Daily Show host who is slated to replace Jon Stewart (after they learned who he was), but the Internet was even faster to criticize Noah after people unearthed some of his old tweets, which many have claimed are racist and anti-Semitic.

Many of his social media postings involve jokes about Jewish people and Israel. In one tweet he wrote, "Almost bumped a Jewish kid crossing the road. He didn't look b4 crossing but I still would hav felt so bad in my German car."

But when Apple officially inked its deal with Beats by Dre, Noah tweeted, "Behind every successful Rap Billionaire is a double as rich Jewish man. #BeatsByDreidel."

Although the tweet received some backlash at the time of its posting, the resurfaced tweet has made waves again. Noah even shot back at his critics, writing, "There's only one rap billionaire," in reference to Dr. Dre. And an offended Twitter user responded, writing, "The guy seems to have a problem with Jews....What's that called again? #DailyShow @Trevornoah."

The 31-year-old host has also been labeled a misogynist after making insensitive jokes about women, too. He raised eyebrows when he tweeted in fall 2011, "'Oh yeah the weekend. People are gonna get drunk & think that I'm sexy!' - fat chicks everywhere."

He didn't stop there. He continued to make crass observations about women when he posted, "A hot white woman with ass is like a unicorn. Even if you do see one, you'll probably never get to ride it" and "So I must make my woman fear my penis? RT @UberFacts: The more you fear something, the bigger it appears."

Although he hasn't officially responded to any of the unearthed tweets, he did tweet—and then delete—an acknowledgment of what is happening. Again, the Internet caught him with a screengrab. He had written, "Twitter does not have enough characters to respond to all the characters on Twitter."

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