WATCH: Trevor Noah takes a dig at Vicki Momberg

File: Trevor Noah told the story of convicted racist Vicki Momberg to his audience on "The Daily Show." Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central/AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The story of convicted racist Vicki Momberg has made its debut on The Daily Show

The host - South African comedian Trevor Noah - told the audience how Momberg was sentenced to three years behind bars, one of which was suspended, for racially abusing two black police officers. 

A video of Momberg repeatedly calling the officers the k-word went viral. 

READ: Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent

She was convicted on four counts of crimen injuria

The former estate agent is asking the court for leave to appeal her prison sentence

During his Tuesday night show, Noah explained to his audience what the k-word means and how some South Africans argued its use is protected under free speech. 

Please note, the video below contains offensive language. 

 

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