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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Exclusive – Tomi Lahren Extended Interview
Tomi Lahren, an outspoken and polarizing conservative commentator on The Blaze network, certainly felt the heat during her appearance on the "Daily Show."
The 24-year-old — whose staunch support of Donald Trump and impassioned criticisms of Colin Kaepernick and those protesting the election went viral — got grilled by host Trevor Noah over hot-button issues such as race and her scrutiny of Black Lives Matter during Wednesday’s episode of the Comedy Central show.
Noah began the interview by playing a clip of Lahren condemning the protestors who rallied in the streets after Trump was elected president and asked her why she’s so angry.
"Sometimes people just need to be called on their s—," Lahren responded. "When you are protesting a fair and free election, that, to me, you’re going to get called on your s— a little bit. It’s a time to clear the streets, accept reality. Time to move on, time to make America great again."
Tomi Lahren (left) joined Trevor Noah (right) on the “Daily Show” on Wednesday.
The conversation then shifted to Lahren’s harsh analysis of Black Lives Matter, which she has previously referred to as "the new KKK."
"For somebody who is not racist, you have to spend a lot of time saying, ‘I’m not racist,’" Noah said.
Lahren then contended that the Black Lives Matter movement began with good intentions, before comparing it to the Ku Klux Klan once again.
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"When the Black Lives Matter movement is going out with signs saying ‘fry them like bacon, F the police,’ when they’re going saying ‘if you see a white person, target them,’ that is happening, Trevor," she said. "When that now becomes the narrative and you’re starting to loot, burn and riot, what did the KKK do?"
Noah was incredulous afterward, asking Lahren, "Is that the narrative of Black Lives Matter, or are there people who are saying that within a crowd of other human beings. There is a distinction between a movement and the people."
He also accused her of hypocrisy for defending Donald Trump after he received endorsements from KKK members.
Tomi Lahren is known for her polarizing views on topics such as race and politics on her The Blaze show.
"You are the same person who argued on your show that just because Donald Trump has supporters from the KKK doesn’t mean he is in the KKK," the Comedy Central host said. "What if somebody said I felt emboldened by Tomi Lahren so I went out and shot black people? Are you now responsible?"
Lahren is the host of the "Tomi" talk show on the Dallas-based Blaze digital network, which was founded by former Fox political commentator Glenn Beck.