Trevor Noah: I had to eat dog bones during Apartheid

2016-12-02 13:32
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Cape Town - Trevor Noah sat down with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour ‏and spoke to her about his childhood during Apartheid, when he ate dog bones (bones used to make dog food not food made from dogs) and his economically poor upbringing. 

In the clip Trevor also explains that he couldn't connect with his father because of the oppressive Apartheid regime's rules about different races interacting, using a story about trying to go to the park with his parents to illustrate. 

The South African comedian also explains to the seasoned international journalist why he called Apartheid, ‘apart-hate’ when he was growing up. 

Watch the snippet of the sit-down chat here: