Trevor Noah had some surprising criticism of Meryl Streep's Donald Trump takedown on Monday's "The Daily Show," slamming one particularly "tone deaf" portion of the actress' Golden Globes speech.
While he applauded some of the "powerful" words, Noah took issue with "one tiny part where Meryl Streep, like her character in 'Florence Foster Jenkins,' was tone deaf."
The questionable portion was Streep's diss of sports in which she said: "Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners. And if you kick 'em all out, you'll have nothing to watch but football and mixed martial arts ... which are not the arts."
"I understand what Meryl Streep was trying to do, and I don't know if I could have done better in that moment, but here's the thing I feel like we could all learn as people," Noah said, "You don't have to make your point by s--tting on someone else's thing, because a lot of people love football and the arts."
"I was watching football with friends and then I went home to watch the Golden Globes," he added. "A lot of the time, football and arts go hand in hand. For instance, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acts like he cares about concussions. They go together."
Noah said the viewers focused on that part of her speech would miss "the larger point" of Streep's message.
"It was a speech about respect, it was a speech about empathy and most importantly was a speech about responsibility," he said. "If they gave an award for accepting awards, Meryl Streep would win that award."
Noah also criticized Hollywood for its ongoing diversity issues and it's anti-progressive moves when it comes to movie casting that reinforces "negative stereotypes."
"Think about it: In Hollywood, Middle Easterners are almost always terrorists. Black people are gangsters and slaves. It's not like there aren't other diverse stories to tell. Just look at 'Hidden Fences,' you know?" he joked, referencing Jenna Bush Hager and Michael Keaton's award night gaffes.
See how Noah would solve the issue in video above.