Russia’s “Rocketman” Censorship & How to Pronounce Rihanna’s Name | The Daily Show

  • Published on Jun 8, 2019
  • The Russian edit of “Rocketman” removes the gay scenes, Rihanna clarifies the pronunciation of her name, and a high school principal plagiarizes his graduation speech.
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Comments • 889

  • Vance Wallace
    Vance Wallace 4 hours ago

    Wow... that Rihanna segment was a TOTAL waste of time... Quite possibly the lamest segment in Daily Show history.

  • Rob Bates
    Rob Bates 11 hours ago

    Better than Pokemon

  • Melina E
    Melina E 17 hours ago +1

    In Germany we always said Rihanna’s name like that 😂

  • SketchyRazor
    SketchyRazor Day ago

    "kremlin looks like a dildo factory" well. Ivan go get tervor, hes going to the gulag.

  • Fred Hung
    Fred Hung Day ago

    Thank you Russia

  • Travys Artyst
    Travys Artyst Day ago

    just do it with a Caribbean accent

  • khuang96
    khuang96 Day ago

    I actually watched Ashton Kutcher's speech when it came out, and it's actually a really good one, and was widely shared on the internet. The target audience was teens which fits with a high school graduation, but doesn't mean it's ok to steal of course 😅 and surely a high school principal should be capable of writing a speech

  • GOLD Y
    GOLD Y Day ago

    Stay bangable I fucking died

  • SithCats
    SithCats 2 days ago

    New Rihanna song? Has it already been 15 minutes since the last one?

  • junior kimbuta
    junior kimbuta 3 days ago +1

    Trevor you disrespecting the christian orthodox religion by saying that they look like dildo! Im not Russian but you have no right of throw trash on religion🖕🏽

  • Axel Bauron
    Axel Bauron 3 days ago

    Elton John without the drugs and the gay stuff is only John.

  • BlackPiano
    BlackPiano 3 days ago +1

    Hey!....HEY! Ashton is a HERO!!! For real for real! He’s worked WONDERS in his drive to fight sex trafficking! In regards toRihanna’s name, people have always HEARD her say it like, “red-Anna”, but we all just assumed it was due to her accent. She’s not that big a part of my life on a day to day basis so it’s likely I’ll STILL just call her RIHANNA. 🤣 She’ll never know. 🤷🏽‍♀️ Plus, I think the “wrong” way sounds better, imo.

  • Ellie Snowcloud
    Ellie Snowcloud 4 days ago

    So I pronounced it right all along

  • Jessica N.
    Jessica N. 4 days ago

    Btw. I've always called rihanna that way
    Edit: the right way

  • Munyaradzi Munodawafa
    Munyaradzi Munodawafa 4 days ago +1

    they is nothing to be proud of sin period!!

  • Persiansweetcat1
    Persiansweetcat1 5 days ago +1

    Rihanna is turning into a Diva 🙄😒

  • Persiansweetcat1
    Persiansweetcat1 5 days ago

    A magical dildo factory 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • jacklynw45
    jacklynw45 5 days ago

    So the google voice pronounces her name wrong too. Fuck idk what do to now with my life how will I live

  • AndreySerov
    AndreySerov 5 days ago

    Hi Trevor, you got it wrong. The "magic dildos" we have on the Red Square is a secret Soviet-era weapon designed to use on The Pentagon building, whatever bodily opening of yet... Virginia it represents:)

  • thesparklingsalt
    thesparklingsalt 5 days ago

    Trevor actually committed crime by comparing chirch and dildos)
    almost same as pussy riot

  • thesparklingsalt
    thesparklingsalt 5 days ago

    Even "secret life of pets 2" was censored here in Russia

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 2 days ago

      Wow, maybe Rocketman and other movies are censored in China too.

  • Max Ramos
    Max Ramos 5 days ago +3

    To be honest, I only know Elton John for his music, that's it

  • David Darquea Miño
    David Darquea Miño 5 days ago

    I don't hear the difference?

  • Mark Sanchez
    Mark Sanchez 5 days ago


  • Mark Sanchez
    Mark Sanchez 5 days ago +2

    I thought North Korea was rocketman

  • Star Blends
    Star Blends 5 days ago +3

    Someone just said " I love you Trevor..."

  • Grace Lloyd
    Grace Lloyd 5 days ago

    She’s beeeeen told us her name. Men. Smh they never listen.

  • Matt Ipock
    Matt Ipock 5 days ago

    It's not Ashton Kutcher, it's Kevin Malone!

  • xavierrobinson55
    xavierrobinson55 6 days ago

    In conclusion, College is a complete RIP! you get an F in English if you plagiarize your work from someone else, but if you're the Principal can do it at the graduation ceremony.

  • Travis Whitworth
    Travis Whitworth 6 days ago +3

    Trevor, your good looks are the reason I started watching the daily show ^_^

  • Betty M.
    Betty M. 6 days ago

    Be best.

  • Antu 005
    Antu 005 6 days ago

    U forgot Saudi Arabia . I heard that they celebrated with hanging gays with rainbow rope . Not sure though .

  • Soso S
    Soso S 6 days ago +3

    Not to be that person but I have always pronounced Rihanna that way😂😂
    (Just like everyone I know)

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 2 days ago

      I pronounced it the other way, I'm confused now.

  • Mr Jee
    Mr Jee 6 days ago

    Of course Russia censored Rocketman. It’s a fucked up country stuck in the 50ies.

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 2 days ago

      Maybe China too, because they censor a lot of stuff.

  • Flavia Dragoș
    Flavia Dragoș 6 days ago +1

    With all due respect, those buildings you say look like dildos are churches. I know it's a joke and it's supposed to prove a point... but still...

  • Gavin Coleman
    Gavin Coleman 7 days ago

    Putin has his own copy .
    Jerks off to it in his closet he really needs to come out .

  • Jansci
    Jansci 7 days ago

    go Rus !!!

  • joanne jones
    joanne jones 7 days ago

    lol Ree Anna "your pronouncing it wrong". I'm just going to say Robin

  • hereticpariah 6/66
    hereticpariah 6/66 7 days ago +2

    I _knew_ it was pronounced *bay-once!*

  • sean drew
    sean drew 7 days ago

    Correction, Trevor's name is No-AH

  • franklin forson
    franklin forson 7 days ago +1

    Dear LGBT,
    If you don’t want to be treated differently for being gay, then stop acting like being gay somehow makes you special.
    Your sexual orientation is neither an achievement nor a holiday.
    You have not accomplished anything simply by being attracted to one sex or another.

  • Gnome Queen
    Gnome Queen 7 days ago

    Fuck Russia

  • George Orwell
    George Orwell 7 days ago

    the principal is doing the right thing, feeding some of the own medicine. Correcting essays that you have read on the internet a thousand times before, and the kids complain that he does the same.... Screw them.

  • eric porter
    eric porter 7 days ago

    Fuck Russia

  • Kagome Higurashi
    Kagome Higurashi 7 days ago

    Rhianna *didn't* change her name. It's always been said that way...She's *always* pronounced it that way...I knew this *_years_* ago...I'm surprised it's such a surprise to a lot of people...O.x

  • Vvmopz
    Vvmopz 7 days ago

    This show is so dumb. All around the world no one is celebrating pride month. In fact, you could argue it's only in very select parts of US. Yes, people should be more u understanding but you can't just say whatever.

  • Wyn Williams
    Wyn Williams 8 days ago

    I never realized anybody thought you pronounced it any other way

  • Zglrd
    Zglrd 8 days ago

    Stay bangable

  • chucku00
    chucku00 8 days ago

    Deal with it, Trevor. Riri wants everybody to pronounce her name the French way. With a pass on the French "R". Not too cruel. It is not like if you have to pronounce "Kanye" the French way, you would have been really outraged.

  • StarlitLilies
    StarlitLilies 8 days ago

    I refuse to pronounce Rihanna like that, just like I refuse to pronounce Zendaya zen-day-a, you can't make me! 😂

  • Fr CE
    Fr CE 8 days ago

    Yet they lower. Our grades for stealing exams n give us Fs

  • Calvin Perkins
    Calvin Perkins 8 days ago +2

    Good for Russia!!

  • Kaleigh W
    Kaleigh W 8 days ago

    I feel like that’s how she has pronounced it in like all her interviews, but we were just like nah...and ignored it

  • tj hughey
    tj hughey 8 days ago +2

    I agree with russia

  • Tommy Apollo
    Tommy Apollo 8 days ago

    Buckley's been saying this shit on the name change since 2011

  • rosylipz
    rosylipz 8 days ago

    YESSSS!!!! Let that Bajan accent come through!!! #246

  • Explore Greer
    Explore Greer 8 days ago +3

    There is absolutely no Need to watch sex scenes of any kind, implied is good enough!! Why on earth is it a shock that not everyone isn't ok with the very graphic sex scenes!!! We get the damn point.

  • nikola jankovic
    nikola jankovic 8 days ago super interesting

  • S1L3NT G4M3R
    S1L3NT G4M3R 8 days ago +3

    Principal: I don't have time to write this speech...
    Kid: Do what I do... copy it off the web...
    Principal: That's it, you're a genius...

  • Bahama Babe
    Bahama Babe 8 days ago

    Rihanna - Ree-anna what's the difference? None! 😣🙄😒

  • M Flores
    M Flores 8 days ago

    Not a hater Because US tends to show doing coke is OK, I mean westernize vices and disrespect.

  • Toy Burrell
    Toy Burrell 8 days ago

    I think everyone from the Caribbean has always pronounced her name correctly.

  • iop erty
    iop erty 9 days ago

    It was single-handed decision of Paramount company, it doesn't have to do with all the Russians

  • iop erty
    iop erty 9 days ago

    "Dildo factory" is a medival church

  • iop erty
    iop erty 9 days ago

    "Dildo factory" is a medival church

  • iop erty
    iop erty 9 days ago +1

    EVERYWHERE in the world? Most counties don't do that, no Muslim country do it, most of asia don't do it, but yep, I guess we are here to shit on Russia alone

  • kevin lark
    kevin lark 9 days ago

    White peoples always stealing sh🥴t

  • Chastity Dillard
    Chastity Dillard 9 days ago

    To be honest... Rihanna has always pronounced her name this way...

  • firebearfl
    firebearfl 9 days ago

    Go Pride!

  • TheWolfie234
    TheWolfie234 9 days ago

    The principal has probaly punished a student for plagiarism... But here this goes...

  • Young Swank
    Young Swank 9 days ago

    My English teacher used the Kutcher speech sexy and all multiple times

  • Rob Cunningham
    Rob Cunningham 9 days ago

    Implying that homophobes are closeted queer people is SUPER problematic, and I wish you wouldn't do it.

    Thank you, Trevor, for reading my comment.

  • Im Right U’re Wrong

    I’m not one to remember speeches but Ashton Kutcher speech I remember as it was inspiring ! Don’t diss it

  • Angry Bushnell
    Angry Bushnell 9 days ago

    The two graduates behind him were laughing, obviously recognised it.

  • Junayd Shakur
    Junayd Shakur 9 days ago +1

    Made props to Russia for not being pressured into this fag play.

  • 站在反对邪恶醒来帮助

    You can pronounce it both Rihanna and Reeanna and no one can tell the difference unless you put an emphasis on the first "A". If you pronounce the first "A" more subtle without emphasis then people hear what they want to hear. Plus the spelling "Rihanna" doesn't help you hear Reeanna either.

  • Roman
    Roman 9 days ago +1

    In Russia, gay relations are neither forbidden nor punishable. Russia is simply against rubbing this thing in everyone's faces.

  • Pastor John Moore
    Pastor John Moore 9 days ago +1

    Is Trevor Noah a homosexual?

  • first last
    first last 9 days ago

    "I love vaginas the feeling inside"

  • Amjad Khan
    Amjad Khan 9 days ago

    Yet students get in trouble for plagiarism

  • blue4me43
    blue4me43 9 days ago +1

    I liked the Russia joke. Putin is also Gay and loves Pride flag, Month of June and all the Colors that's why he choice Traitor evil trump to be his Puppet.

  • Ed R
    Ed R 9 days ago

    This show still SUCKS!!

  • Explosive Burnout
    Explosive Burnout 9 days ago

    1:44 на американском телевидении храм Василия назвали фабрикой самотыков, заебумба.

  • MichiganJack
    MichiganJack 9 days ago

    I always thought her name was, “Damn! You Got A Big Ass Forehead?”

  • Rachel X.
    Rachel X. 9 days ago +2

    I thought joking about sexual preference gets you demonetized on USclip, yet I still see advertisements...

  • Mr. Z
    Mr. Z 9 days ago

    I'm surprised they even showed the movie at all. Russia thinks homosexuals don't even exist within their country. Literally.

  • Minh Pham
    Minh Pham 9 days ago

    This vietnamese for trump who voted for trump who will vote for trump again Trump2020

  • Shandel Roll
    Shandel Roll 9 days ago +3

    The Russians are making their own Chernobyl series because they think the CIA sabotaged them.

    • Zglrd
      Zglrd 8 days ago +1

      Shandel Roll i wouldn't put it past the cia

  • P.G.
    P.G. 10 days ago +1

    Joking about a Basilius Cathedrale and the symbol of Moscow was simply disgusting. Low and unproffesional. 😟

    • M Standenberg
      M Standenberg 7 days ago

      P.G. is an intriguing design. Not sure it cares what people say about it in jest though. Maybe you shouldn’t either as it’s clearly bigger and more impressive than both of us.

  • Natasha Clark
    Natasha Clark 10 days ago

    The principal forgot to say #bebest. 😁

  • Ashitaka
    Ashitaka 10 days ago +1

    Really?! If you re going to call out Russia for being anti LGBTQ, you should go all the way and name the other countries where LGBTQ people are stoned to death. But they wont do it, because like everybody knows that would be Islamophobic!

  • Ray Mak
    Ray Mak 10 days ago +1

    I laughed too much

  • Frank Conrad
    Frank Conrad 10 days ago

    Yeah, its always fun watching people parade in gimp suits and dildo branded speedos while children march and parade in the background...

  • LadyHotdogOfTheBun
    LadyHotdogOfTheBun 10 days ago

    Plagiarism deserves an "F"

  • mukund p
    mukund p 10 days ago

    Tomato Tomayto ...all the same. It's all autotuned and yelling anyway since 2005.

  • Rexxa Mecca
    Rexxa Mecca 10 days ago +1

    How did it go, blacks got a week....then after a while a month...Why cant america accept that homosexuality is not accepted everywhere shittttt....Fuck that germany does like it so what....

  • Musa Khan
    Musa Khan 10 days ago

    Isnt Jay Z the richest?

  • FaggotEditor
    FaggotEditor 10 days ago +1

    god bless russia

  • 7j8f s
    7j8f s 10 days ago

    commit channel death

  • MrCbj102
    MrCbj102 10 days ago +1

    Stop insulting other countries culture.