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Trevor Noah mourns his grandmother Frances ‘Gogo’ Noah


Trevor Noah “cried all week” after losing his beloved grandmother Frances “Gogo” Noah.

The Daily Show host, 38, penned a heartfelt tribute to Gogo, who died aged 95 this week.

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, the Emmy winner shared a silent clip of the couple posing for a photo alongside some poignant words from the heart.

The tribute also led with a quote from her grandmother, “How can I smile for a picture when I have no teeth?”

“This morning our family laid to rest the oldest member of our clan Frances Noah, or as most of us called him, Gogo,” he captioned the video. “My grandmother was born in 1927 and even though she was 95 she still had the fondest memories of all of us.

“Every moment spent with her felt like a magical journey through time as she recounted all of the family’s greatest joys, losses, accomplishments and milestones.”

Trevor Noah mourns his grandmother Frances ‘Gogo’ Noah
Daily Show host Trevor Noah mourned the death of his grandmother Francis “Gogo” Noah this week.
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Further down in his heartfelt tribute, Noah thanked fans “for the condolences and blessings” he has received this week.

The comedian said his grandmother “showed me the true definition of unconditional love.”

“She passed away peacefully in her sleep and even blessed us with a final Mother’s Day which she enjoyed to the fullest. Hamba Kahle Gogo,” he concluded his heartfelt tribute.

Trevor Noah mourns his grandmother Frances ‘Gogo’ Noah
Trevor Noah said his grandmother Francis “Gogo” Noah showed him “unconditional love”.
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Noah’s grandmother appeared on an episode of his show in 2018 when he visited her South African hometown. In the episode, he interviewed Gogo for the Segment inspired by MTV Cribs “Cribs: Oppression Edition”.




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