John Oliver

Stephen Colbert and John Oliver on the election, life under Donald Trump

America’s late-night hosts spent most of the last year making jokes about the presidential election, but it’s safe to say the final result wasn’t what many of them expected. So on Saturday, a week and a half after former The Apprentice host Donald Trump won the presidency, Late Show’s Stephen Colbert and Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver regrouped at a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival to try and make sense of things in a conversation aptly titled “Wow, That Was Weird.”

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John Oliver to this year: 'F--- 2016'

John Oliver closed the final Last Week Tonight episode of the year with a message for the previous 11 months: “F— 2016.”

“Even though this year still has seven years left, I’m calling it early: 2016 was the f—ing worst,” Oliver said at the end of Sunday’s episode, before launching into a pre-taped package that included real citizens and some famous faces (Amy Schumer, Larry David, Larry Wilmore, Megan Mullally, and Nick Offerman) flipping off the year and calling it out for being truly terrible.

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John Oliver: Donald Trump has shown 'no clear understanding' of women's bodies

It took all of one line for John Oliver to ingratiate himself with the crowd at the Center for Reproductive Rights Gala.

“Good evening gentlemen and nasty women — nasty, nasty, nasty,” he said Tuesday night to a roar of applause and cheers. “Some of the nastiest among us, I imagine.” 

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John Oliver offers Trump his Emmy in return for accepting election results

John Oliver made Donald Trump an offer on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight: one of Oliver’s Emmys in exchange for the Republican presidential candidate accepting the results of the election on Nov. 8.

Discussing the week that was in the presidential campaign, Oliver focused on Trump’s controversial comments during the third and final presidential debate that he would keep the nation “in suspense” over the election results were he to lose.

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John Oliver hits Trump for 'legitimately dangerous' election rigging comments

John Oliver hit at Donald Trump on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight for Trump’s rhetoric that the presidential election is being rigged in Hillary Clinton’s favor.

Starting with Trump’s tweet last week that his “shackles” had been taken off, Oliver looked at Trump’s week of stump speeches and comments – which included shots at GOP leadership, Clinton, the media, the women accusing him of sexual assault (claims Trump has denied), and even Saturday Night Live.

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