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Trevor Noah proposes a new Oscars category after Louis C.K. joins the list of alleged Hollywood perverts

Trevor Noah said on Thursday's Daily Show that he thought Facebook's proposal that you upload nude photos of yourself was "the most pervy story of the day, and then Louis C.K. said, 'Hold my penis.'" He was referring to the accounts of five women in The New York Times about C.K. masturbating in front of them or requesting to do so — allegations that prompted HBO to pull all of C.K.'s programs from their roster and axing him from an upcoming telecast.

"Like, at this point, we're going to need a new Oscar category this year: Best Actor Whose Movies We Can't Watch Anymore," Noah said. "And in fact, now that I think about it, all women in Hollywood should win double Oscars for acting like all the men were cool all along." The tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations after Harvey Weinstein's fall has gotten so big, he added, "it's getting to the point where whenever I see a beloved celebrity's name trending on Twitter, I'm like, 'Please tell me they're dead.'" Watch below. Peter Weber