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John Oliver Purged From Chinas Twitter-Like Weibo After Rant About President Xi Jinping

John Oliver has been scrubbed fromChinese social media site Weibo, after insultingPresident Xi Jinping during the latest episode of Last Week Tonight. Oliverblasted Xi on his HBO show Sunday for Chinas draconian free speech laws, as well as abolishing term limits earlier this year, which allowed Xi to become president for life. While China has never exactly been known as a haven for free expression, (Xi) has clamped down noticeably on any form of dissent whatsoever, Oliver said.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/john-oliver-exiled-chinese-social-media/

John Oliver Bashes Trump Administration's Immigrant Family Separation Policy

On Sunday's 'Last Week Tonight,' John Oliver addressed Trump's controversial immigration policy, which has resulted in the children of illegal immigrants being separated from their parents when they're caught.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/Nd1NGFiv5WU/john-oliver-kids-taken-parents-at-us-border-last-week-tonight-watch-video-1120861

John Oliver Pokes China President Xi Jinping Over His Resemblance to Winnie the Pooh (Video)

John Oliver turned his HBO telescope to China Sunday, when the Last Week Tonight host was delighted to tweak President Xi Jinping over a perceived resemblance to Winnie the Pooh. The Chinese leader has a very weird insecurity over the common comparison to the cartoon bear, which only makes his rivals analogize the two more. It could be worse: They could be saying you look like Eeyore.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/john-oliver-china-president-xi-jinping-winnie-the-pooh-video/

John Oliver Blasts Donald Trump Administration For Taking Children From Parents As Immigration Strategy

John Oliver kicked off Last Week Tonight talking about President Donald Trump s roller coaster week, that began when he met with Cutie Patootie Kim Jong Un . Trump tweet-boasted we can all feel much safer than the day he took office, because there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korean, adding, sleep well tonight! Donald Trump telling me I can sleep well tonight is like the Grim Reaper telling me to Have a Happy Birthday, Oliver said. His presence is the   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/06/john-oliver-donald-trump-children-parents-illegal-immigration-jeff-sessions-bible-1202412323/

John Oliver: Trump, Fox News Are Going Full OJ in Defense Against Mueller Probe (Video)

John Oliver has seen this defense before. The Last Week Tonight host says Donald Trump and his allies over at Fox News Channel are going full O.J. in their attempt to discredit special counsel Robert Muellers investigation into potential campaign collusion with Russia, which many conservatives are calling a witch hunt. This is all a bit too familiar to the HBO personality.  ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/john-oliver-fox-news-trump-full-oj/

John Oliver: Fox News Using OJ Defense Strategy To Undermine Mueller Probe

John Oliver added an image of Anthony Bourdain to the opening of Last Week Tonight , by way of tribute to the CNN series host/foodie who died Friday. But he devoted most of the episode to Donald Trump . Oliver started by noting Trumps assertion that he hasnt done much prep for Tuesdays summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un because its mostly about attitude is not even a viable strategy on RuPauls Drag Race. He then spent a full 17 minutes deconstructing how   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/06/john-oliver-donald-trump-fox-news-oj-murder-defense-strategy-undermine-mueller-investigation-spygate-video-1202407470/

John Oliver Teases Samantha Bee C-Word Uproar With "Feckless" Neil Degrasse Tyson

John Oliver also enlisted stars like William Shatner, Lily Tomlin and Rita Moreno to discuss senior citizen guardianship in a mock PSA on Sundays episode of Last Week Tonight.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/uV-TyEiJf1c/john-oliver-samantha-bee-c-word-scandal-watch-video-1116753

John Oliver Bashes Donald Trump For Reviving Summit Based On Un-Read Clown Letter, Weighs In On Samantha Bee Fracas

John Oliver kicked off Last Week Tonight explaining how the June 12 summit between the U.S. and North Korea was suddenly back on over and un-read clown letter. Last week, President Donald Trump met with senior North Korean official Kim Yong Cholwho had brought Trump this comically oversized letter from North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un . Trump had his picture taken holding the clown letter, standing next to the North Korean envoy. And as if smiling while holding a letter   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/06/john-oliver-donald-trump-summit-kim-jong-un-letter-samantha-bee-controversy-ivanka-feckless-1202402659/

John Oliver Calls Bulls on Rehab Industry Especially Those Passages Malibu Guys (Video)

John Oliver just called bulls on Americas high-priced drug and alcohol rehab industry. On Sunday, the HBO Last Week Tonight host particularly shredded those father and son goofs (pictured above) from Passages Malibu who, lets be honest, definitely had it coming. Come to think of it, the Cliffside Malibu founder, who Oliver described as if Matt Lauer fed a pair of Oakley sunglasses, got it even worse.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/john-oliver-rehab-passages-malibu-cliffside-addiction-network/

John Oliver: John Bolton May Be Next Scaramucci After North Korea Blunder

After opening his show with clips of some of most best-forgotten remarks of Gayle King during CBSs coverage of the royal wedding, including, but not limited to: -I just have one big goose bump all over my body. -I'm going to change hats every hour on the hour. -I feel like crying. -Ive seen some big bottoms and I dont think that was one of them. and advising Bishop Michael Curry that is the wrong room there, buddy of remarks he made at the ceremony, because   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/05/john-oliver-john-bolton-white-house-career-anthony-scaramucci-model-jeopardizenorth-korea-meeting-libya-model-gaddafi-1202395041/