Trevor Noah is defending Kanye West

Prior to now, the 2 had feuded over Noah’s feedback that West was “harassing” his ex spouse, Kim Kardashian, throughout their divorce, however Noah says now it is extra sophisticated than that.

“It’s easy to stand on the sidelines, see a train crash coming and say nothing about it,” Noah mentioned on Selection’s “Awards Circuit” podcast.

He continued: “And then after the train crashes off the tracks, we say, ‘Oh, I saw that coming!’ Well, then why didn’t you say anything? Especially if you have some sort of platform, you have some sort of obligation to speak a truth. You know, see something and say something.”

Noah added that persons are sophisticated.

“Human beings are a paradox,” he mentioned. “We can love people who we hate, we can hate people who we love. Human beings as a whole are complicated paradox. And so, I don’t like to live in a world where we constantly discard human beings like pieces of trash.”

He credited West’s artistry and says he’s nonetheless in a position to take care of him as a human being.

“Kanye West is somebody who has an indelible impression on my life. His music has literally taken me through different periods of my journey, But then there are also moments where I go, like, ‘Man, Kanye, you, you’re going off the rails here.’ But I can still say that ‘I care for you as a human being, that’s; that’s why I’m speaking out. I’m not going to not care for you — I’m not going to hate you all of a sudden,” he mentioned, including, “That’s how I try and see the world; that’s how I would hope people would see me.”

“All of us should have an opportunity at redemption,” Noah mentioned.