The Botham Jean Murder Verdict and Its Complex Emotional Aftermath | The Daily Show

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Lord Bloeckchen
Lord Bloeckchen - 10 hours ago
1.15 I think, that the judge allowed it, because justice should also focus on what people intent. So I think, if she wasn't in her apartment and knew that, she wouldn't had killed him.
pearl jammer
pearl jammer - 14 hours ago
Hey BUDDY, do a story on Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom, throw in a dash of Tyler Wingate too.
Kitoka Isikli
Kitoka Isikli - 14 hours ago
5to 10 years my ass . You all hate islam. Well islam says life for a life . Black lives matter .she should at least get lifetime.
Benjamin Dada
Benjamin Dada - 17 hours ago
How is that manslaughter are u kidding me the guy was killed in his own house secondly why would u shoot someone are u kidding me this is stupid this is at least second degree not manslaughter
Benjamin Dada
Benjamin Dada - 17 hours ago
But it depends on the family
RozSpeaks
RozSpeaks - 19 hours ago
Spoken with such an unmatched level of eloquence for this generation and beyond💞
DJPlutonik
DJPlutonik - Day ago
Trevor is so smart
SODIUM
SODIUM - Day ago
Apple Botham jean boot with the fur



Forgive me
Carlos Perdomo Rodriguez
If i am living in Texas i would get sure to lock my front door really well! Specially if you are black
Charles Ndung'u
Charles Ndung'u - 5 days ago
You'd think she was the real victim.
Joe charu
Joe charu - 5 days ago
But Amerikkka is still the greatest Nation in the world right?
Alex Asuncion
Alex Asuncion - 10 days ago
What's done is done. If she is repentant of what she did and ask forgiveness, give it. If you also want her killed, you're doing the same mistake she did. The difference is she goes to jail while you can keep posting hate.
Luckie Machekano
Luckie Machekano - 20 days ago
The young man is stupid!
jersey allen
jersey allen - 21 day ago
Amber needs life in prison.
jersey allen
jersey allen - 21 day ago
Please do a segment on ahmaud arbery he was my cousin and these guys may walk with no hate crime verdict. They're trying to take it to supreme court which won't happen until june.
Brandon Jae
Brandon Jae - 22 days ago
I’ve never ever in my life seen a white person be that strong to hug the killer of your own blood 🩸 only strong black and brown people could do that
Better Than pac
Better Than pac - 25 days ago
Imagine dying and the last thing you hear is, “fuck wrong apartment.”
It’s funny in the sense of how ridiculous it is, but sad in the results of her actions. Rip
saleh amin
saleh amin - 27 days ago
This is the punishment for yours government and you all because your government killed in iraq and Afghanistan millions of people and you don't take a stand for justice America deserves more punishment and it will come soon from god.
Thoba Dladla
Thoba Dladla - Month ago
Trevor Noah is Good!!
E.
E. - Month ago
Clearly most americans could use some of brandt's social skills.
Diane Reed
Diane Reed - Month ago
So true, everything you are saying.
Melvin
Melvin - Month ago
This World is not a good place to live in. The DOJ and media is so biased. Trevor keep it up.
justsaying
justsaying - Month ago
This is all about the Justice system...which is different for Blacks than whites. The sad news is that even the Black Judges and Prosecutors apply a different level of justice to white than Blacks....(not clear on that one but Cleveland OH is one of them). I'm sorry but the hugs from the brother was distasteful for me and the Judge was worst. It's great to forgive but this was wrong and inappropriate on many levels.
Booby2251
Booby2251 - Month ago
And this guy calls other people racist. I just watched someone call white people down.
Andrew Lim
Andrew Lim - 2 months ago
Thanks for grappling a complex ethical issue and tragedy. Forgiveness should not mean getting away with your crimes.
Nevolet
Nevolet - 2 months ago
i think it's kinda hard to speak on.
If she genuanly thought it was her house then i dont even think she should go to jail. BUT if she is lying then i feel like she should be given 10 years.. But i also want to say that i dont agree with americas harsh sentencings as a whole.
William Harris
William Harris - 3 months ago
If you wont to stop this kind of thing from happening when a public official is found guilty of a crime they must receive the maximum sentence allowed by law and be made to serve every second without parol.
Anna Marie Yowell
Anna Marie Yowell - 3 months ago
I think the werid thing for me is that most Rapist or molester also get 10 years with being able to get out only 5 years but if someone, especially a teen, is found with weed would get 20+ years. Am I the only one that's like, that should be reverse. I would rather have a teen smoking weed than a rapist or molester being able to walking the streets.
Zoro Luffy
Zoro Luffy - 3 months ago
If the judge son killed by her, than he will sentence her 100 year!
pasha c
pasha c - 3 months ago
some things you say here Trevor is out of line.
unsubscribed.
Abdifatah Abukar
Abdifatah Abukar - 3 months ago
Talk your shit Trevor Noah.
Ofentse M Kaolatola
Ofentse M Kaolatola - 3 months ago
the is a story i heard frm some of the documentaries of the prison system...A man on his 40s i think says has been incarcerated at the age of 13 and he has never been free... because he killed 2 white woman over dumb shit kids can do...so the guys said they only allow him parole after the age of 100 imagine....😭😭😭😭
Dagum Daniel
Dagum Daniel - 3 months ago
Bra first how do you acidently go into some one elses house by mistake and shoot some one and he is your nebour and you act like you have never seen him before and just shoot him i think there is a diferent stort behind
Deserie Nickole
Deserie Nickole - 4 months ago
Yes. You go Trevor
Yasuke Afro Samurai
Yasuke Afro Samurai - 4 months ago
Im not hugging the murderer of my brother sister or relative .no i want to hug my family member.that whole display was disgusting to me to see in the courtroom from botham jeans brother and the judge.no white judge or person in the world would even think to extend that courtesy to a person of color black indian arab latino or asian .white people are great actors and masters of the lie .she killed that boy because of his music for which she had complained about before and because wearing a badge makes a person who doesnt care about god makes you feel powerful add rhat with a firearm which makes you feel powerful and you think that your above the law..if she was so remorseful then why did she immediately start pushing for a refuced sentence.this devellish bitch will be out by 5 years or less .thats not justice or fairplay for a murdered man .disgraceful shameful humiliating and a complete abomination to justice the law and human rights.
Montasir Gadora
Montasir Gadora - 4 months ago
It’s weird that dave chappelle the comedian Expect this accident , Why do black people fear the police because they are racist towards this color and do not treat them as they treat whites
https://youtu.be/ZGRIXvhTh0w
Wendy White
Wendy White - 4 months ago
Love you man!
Mina Jose'
Mina Jose' - 4 months ago
I simply Love Trevor. He explains till you understand the situation better. His wisdom and knowledge is beyond our expectations. Respect man.
Chris Leach
Chris Leach - 5 months ago
They have never looked at us as human being, they never feel compassion for us yes I am very angry 51 years of the same amerikkka
TayTay 2000
TayTay 2000 - 5 months ago
If his own family can forgive her, then the hoodlums outside chanting surely can. Shut up. It didn’t happen to you. Gosh people are so ridiculous. No wonder humans have such a bad reputation in America!!!
Ridge Torn
Ridge Torn - 5 months ago
well said
Aditya Singh
Aditya Singh - 5 months ago
Someone get this man his medal
Brandon Jablasone
Brandon Jablasone - 5 months ago
She got 10 year😂😂 I know niggas who got more for drug charges 😂😂
Brandon Jablasone
Brandon Jablasone - 5 months ago
And I serve this country. God help me
motte dreissig
motte dreissig - 5 months ago
I am totally ok with the young man´s reaction. If this is his way of processing and to cope with the murder of his brother, it´s up to him and it´s not up to us to judge.
However, ii find it completeley inappropriate, how the judge hugged her. This police officer was, after all, acting racist. Even if she were convinced that indeed, she was in her own apartment- the point is, that this man was doing absolutely nothing to threaten her. He was watching TV. But, as he was a black man, she felt, she had the right to kill him immediatly, without even noticing, that all of the furniture in the room had changed. To me, the hugging is more a kind of aknoledgment, that the "master race" is entiteled to a special treatment. Yes, black poeple deserve compassion and fairness. And white poeple deserve their fair share ot the justice system.
Lady j
Lady j - 5 months ago
BULLSHIT JUDGE
Lady j
Lady j - 5 months ago
The young man that hug Amber Geiger is a pussie this lady murdered your brother and you forgive her as a black person you Really pisses me off this trick will be out in less than 5 years your mother will never Hold her son again In I am speaking as a mother of a murdered child will never forgive never
S Lewis
S Lewis - 5 months ago
She is filing an appeal. She'll be out soon.
E is equals to MC2
E is equals to MC2 - 5 months ago
Black men, what have white women done to you? You don't stand up for your women, you glorify white women at the same time bashing your own all in the name of preference, you call your women pitbulls, and then You would actually hug a white woman after she killed your brother. Your own brother. Your brother is less important than the acceptance you need from white women. 😂😂😂
Dorothy La Shon Jefferson
Dorothy La Shon Jefferson - 5 months ago
Nice point but please "white is right and black needs to step back" or "yield to the whiteness and hide your blackness" or "if you're white stick around and if your black get gonna"
I am 48 years old and nothing is changing while the colorism is still inforced. Justise is not blind and until this country truly blindfold the judges and juries this country will continue to hurt the people it was meant to help.
Sidenote: keep up the good work at the Daily Show
Navnit Kumar
Navnit Kumar - 5 months ago
Unfortunately the gun control solution cannot apply here because, she was a cop. But what is the state of affairs of this country that the first defense of someone is to immediately consider lethal assault on another human being.
Kenneth Griffin
Kenneth Griffin - 5 months ago
Some BS man
Sean Long
Sean Long - 5 months ago
If I did that I would of got life💯
Theresia Dorothy
Theresia Dorothy - 5 months ago
Well spoken as always
Samuel Adeyegbe
Samuel Adeyegbe - 5 months ago
Empathy to every human being should be equal to everyone
INDIE GENRE
INDIE GENRE - 5 months ago
This is why I love The Daily Show
José Arcadio Buendia
José Arcadio Buendia - 5 months ago
I agree 100%. When I hear people saying we should _abolish_ white privilege I’m usually a bit like... are you sure we shouldn’t actually _extend_ it to all races? Ovsly once everyone has it it’s not a privilege anymore so it’s just another way to abolish it. But wording is important. For instance I think we all want _no one_ being shot by the police for no reason, not everyone. Btw forgiveness is extremely important in the process of mourning a relative who was murdered. When you can’t find a way to forgive the murderer you’re going to have a much harder time recovering from your sorrow. Unfortunately sometimes it’s just impossible to forgive. Especially if justice doesn’t do its job and doesn’t sentence the murderer.
John Smith
John Smith - 5 months ago
Yeah and 2 + 2 equals 4 Noah. 10 years for murder possibly 5. Sentencing guidelines were obviously unjust. Didn’t Tay K get 75 years in the same state just for being an accomplice to murder? This being white thing really works. I’m sure she’ll be out of prison before judge Kemp is promoted to Federal District court and/or vice Versa
jay. Dare
jay. Dare - 5 months ago
Who is the 1.3 k edyats?
Xman
Xman - 5 months ago
I know Trevor has a TV show to do but stop with the nonsense. I understand why he's trying to be diplomatic. HOWEVER, that same level of compassion ISN'T given to black people. White people implore black people to forgive while they seek vengeance and punishment. The hypocrisy is astounding.
Nova Star
Nova Star - 5 months ago
10 years.....man. that's just crazy.
Frank Vega
Frank Vega - 6 months ago
How many other murder suspects going to prison did that that judge hug and forgive who going to hug that dead young man that judge can hug my ass.
Loo Dhan
Loo Dhan - 6 months ago
Bs
passion4family
passion4family - 6 months ago
A SHOW of forgiveness in the absence of justice sends the wrong message - to everyone.
WinterRay White
WinterRay White - 6 months ago
👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Yes Keep The Same Energy For All People. 💕💕💕
T D
T D - 6 months ago
Good job Trevor
Dak Lamerbusch
Dak Lamerbusch - 6 months ago
I wonder what she was on? There is NO WAY she was NOT high on _SOMETHING._
But what a _STRONG MAN_ to forgive that crack-head!!! HE is the man we need more of in this society.
sebatian
sebatian - 6 months ago
If there wasn't any racism, the world would be NO FUN.
Sextation Beatz
Sextation Beatz - 6 months ago
America seems to have serious racial issues bro like WTF? cant yall just get along?...come on man how many people should die before True justice happens?nah man this crap has to stop
Regina Moore
Regina Moore - 6 months ago
10 YEARS??!!?.... how about 25 to natural life...but must do 25 before eligable for parole. .. or... 35yrs... 20 before eligable for parole with good behavior.
dan mero
dan mero - 6 months ago
Who the fuck thinks it's their house? Have you not looked at the entrance?
Wow! I call BS and whoever was responsible for the sentence should have this crazy bitch live next door when she gets out.
Isaac Graf
Isaac Graf - 6 months ago
And then her cop buddies murdered one of the witnesses by shooting him in the mouth.
Josny13
Josny13 - 6 months ago
0:44 Fuck those people in the back wooping.
This is some seriously.. forgiving message. I have to admit, I was one of the angry ones. I find myself disagreeing with the victims' brother forgiving the woman. Admittedly, partially because I still don't know the reason she was in the guys house, or if she had a gun with her or the guy had one laying around.
But you give a message everybody could get behind to make the world a better place.
(Though it has its connections to one of your stand-up routines. The one where white teens shooting up a school deserve to be called terrorists as much as anyone else, and not be sugar coated saying: "He was a very confused and mentally ill young man." )
Lastly, and to be critical here. You know about the effect of "white woman's tears" and spoke about it, possibly affecting her sentence. While that might not have happened here, the way the emotion was being presented might have been because of these "white woman's tears". So I'm for treating people equally. I'm just not sure that presenting it this way is the way to go. Some people are just pure evil. I'd rather they instead, present it in the same way a black male trial is. "This is what happened. Done, next story."
Collen Mathebula
Collen Mathebula - 6 months ago
Well spoken Trevor, you very brave if I was in your position i wouldn't say that because I will to thinking that I will upset the whites
cool dude
cool dude - 6 months ago
I'm sorry but if you are a murderer or a rapist you don't deserve any sympathy, you deserve to die. It doesn't matter what race they are all rapists and murderers deserve to die.
Z AG
Z AG - 6 months ago
I love these videos.
Karen Smith
Karen Smith - 6 months ago
Would she have murdered him if he wasn't black?
Thelma N'Kenda-Bikoumou
Thelma N'Kenda-Bikoumou - 6 months ago
I want her to spend more time in jail!! Whatever the narrative she took an innocent life and is a danger to public
Snowshowslow
Snowshowslow - 6 months ago
I think this is a beautiful analysis. But what I am missing in the broader discussion is that forgiveness is not just important to the person receiving it - it may be more important to the person giving it. The brother is allowing himself to let go of the hatred and anger so he can start to move on from this (a little). And people questioning whether he has that right should do well to remember that. As much as this incident is part of a larger cultural conversation, it is a tragedy for the Jean family first.
Mwebaze Gilbert
Mwebaze Gilbert - 6 months ago
Well said
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