Is there anything Malala Yousafzai can't do?

Published: September 29, 2015
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The 18-year-old's card trick had everyone in fits of laughter including Stephen. PHOTO: SPOOKMAGAZINE

The 18-year-old's card trick had everyone in fits of laughter including Stephen. PHOTO: SPOOKMAGAZINE

The youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has a few tricks up her sleeve, quite literally.

Malala displayed her newly-acquired skills on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. And while at first it seemed Malala’s trick had gone wrong as she incorrectly guessed Colbert’s card, but before long it became evident that she knew exactly what she was doing.

Colbert did a great job keeping up with Malala, but she clearly stole the show once again. The 18-year-old’s card trick had everyone in fits, including Stephen who aptly ended the segment saying, “Her name is Malala Yousafzai and she’s appearing at Caesar’s Palace.”

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  • Stranger
    Sep 29, 2015 - 2:07PM

    This ‘sweet’ girl is sure to give me diabetes . Recommend

  • Abdul Kadir
    Sep 29, 2015 - 2:35PM

    Is there anything Malala Yousafzai can’t do?
    ans- Live in PakistanRecommend

  • Parvez
    Sep 29, 2015 - 2:46PM

    …..and Malala amazes us yet again…..she is fabulous.Recommend

  • Arsalan
    Sep 29, 2015 - 3:26PM

    Is there anything Malala Yousafzai can’t do?

    Of course. She is not bold enough to live in Pakistan. Taliban attacked APS and none of those 100s of students are thinking of leaving Pakistan. They are courageous enough to go back to the same school where they were attacked. Can Malala do that?Recommend

  • just_someone
    Sep 29, 2015 - 4:25PM

    @Arsalan:
    Look at yourself in the mirror before you criticize… Do you have enough humanity to forgive those who try to take your life away at a young age?
    My guess is no… And there ends or conversation because you don’t have any right to say anything from there on in.Recommend

  • jamal
    Sep 29, 2015 - 4:51PM

    She cannot speak of Kashmir or Burma neither Palestine. She can speak for refugees which directly attack Saudia but which attack non-Muslims she is silent about it. So many more things she cannot do like writing books be herself and nor taking help of Islam haters etc. etc,. the list is too long.Recommend

  • Sep 29, 2015 - 5:19PM

    @Arsalan:
    Very well said. We also need to know whos paying their bills and funding their stay in UK of all the places.Recommend

  • Adnan Siddiqi
    Sep 29, 2015 - 6:40PM

    Malala even has a better chance of becoming the PM of this country than that ex-cricketer.Recommend

  • imtiazhamid
    Sep 29, 2015 - 8:29PM

    Two things, one be a normal teenager, secondly say some thing nice about your country of birth and all the brave soldiers medics nurses and doctors, who saved your life. You are going to regret wasted teen years , to please your father. President of these united states do every thing to ensure a normal childhood and teen years. Et do you courage to publish these comments ?Recommend

  • Zayd
    Sep 29, 2015 - 8:37PM

    @Abdul Kadir:
    yes, the poor girl will be attacked again if she comes back. God bless her.Recommend

  • Rationalist
    Sep 29, 2015 - 10:54PM

    What she can’t do? Here is a list:

    She can’t understand why the West highlights her and has never recognized heroes like Edhi, Burnee, Aitzaz Hasan, and many who will portray Pakistani society in a positive light.
    She can’t make out the difference between right wing racists who highlight her cause to demonize a particular race of people.
    She does not realize how racists use her story to bully Pakistanis and pretty much anyone whos brown.

    Of course she can’t figure all these things out, one needs to think critically to be able to realize these things. Recommend

  • Naeem Khan
    Sep 29, 2015 - 11:05PM

    She is pride of Pukhtuns if not all Pakistanis. She is amazing girl. My grand daughter Kayley bought her book and tells me Malala is her role model.Recommend

  • Point
    Sep 29, 2015 - 11:29PM

    She gained fame. And she could have done SO MUCH for Pakistan by staying here and inviting people to meet her here in Pakistan. She is much more than a celebrity. But it’s in the blood of Pakistanis to forget Pakistan once they step outside.Recommend

  • amin
    Sep 30, 2015 - 1:19AM

    @Arsalan:
    As long ppl like you are living there and sinking the ship is good enough don’t drag others. Recommend

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