Trevor Noah is suing a New York,
had left him “disabled.”
According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the Daily Show host, is suing the
New York-based Hospital for Special Surgery as well as Dr. Riley J Williams, claiming
that both the hospital and orthopedic surgeon “were negligent and careless in
failing to treat and care for [him] in a careful and skillful manner”.
His lawsuit adds that the hospital and surgeon failed to prescribe proper medications
and conduct proper testing in order to diagnose his condition.
The 37-year-old, who is also the author of the best-selling book titled Born A Crime,
lamented that their negligence had left him “sick, sore, lame, and disabled,”
with a “loss of enjoyment for life.”
However, he failed to disclose what surgery he allegedly undertook.
Thus far, the hospital has strongly denied Noah’s claims, describing them as
“meritless” according to People.
The organization added that it was still “committed to excellence in the care we
provide to each of the more than 150,000 patients we treat each year.”
The lawsuit comes just weeks before the comedian is set to host the 64th Grammy
Awards – held on January 31, 2022.
It will be the second time that he has headed the prestigious event after first making
his bow in March 2021.
The president and CEO of CBS, George Cheeks, said it was an obvious choice to have
Noah back as a host.
“Trevor brought his trademark talent and versatility to last March’s Grammys, and we
can’t wait for him to host the event on CBS and Paramount+ again this year,” Cheeks
The CEO of the Recording Academy, Harvey Mason Jr. also echoed Cheeks comments
when Noah was announced as the 64th Grammys host.
“We’re so excited to welcome Trevor back to the Grammys stage and feel fortunate to
once again have him hosting what we believe will be an unforgettable evening.”