NEW YORK - World renowned comedian Trevor Noah has rubbed shoulders with Hollywood's greats at the Met Ball on Monday.
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South Africans used the opportunity to claim Africa’s most successful comedian as their own.
South Africa at the Met Gala pic.twitter.com/5o3sEMpPQG— Sibongile Mafu (@sboshmafu) May 5, 2015
While others just had praise for the strides the day walker has made thus far.
Trevor Noah is so far gone , great Ralph Look! pic.twitter.com/l2EWSBxEZf— Thread Lord (@SiyaBeyile) May 5, 2015
Noah himself played down his presence at the event.
Beyoncé and JZ were among many other famous guests at the Met Gala, an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City.