Public Shaming: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

  • Published on Mar 18, 2019
  • John Oliver talks about the power of public shaming, good and bad.
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  • timmy timmytimmy
    timmy timmytimmy 12 hours ago

    benedict cumberbatch ?

    how far can sauron see
    Menacing / ゴゴゴゴ | Know Your Meme

  • Suck Bslls
    Suck Bslls 13 hours ago

    Jim Jeffries is a DINGO C...N.T

  • Irfaan
    Irfaan 13 hours ago

    Monica Lewinsky. A true hero for all people who have felt bullied in life. You are a glorious beautiful soul !

  • Johnny Amok
    Johnny Amok 13 hours ago

    Jax Teller

  • CheeZyZee
    CheeZyZee 15 hours ago

    Why not go after Hillary Clinton, she is a horrid person.... Anti gay marriage rights.... Attacks the woman that Bill sexual assaulted #me2.... Condones the horrid practice from the Qur'an.... And many many more....

  • timmy timmytimmy
    timmy timmytimmy 16 hours ago

    Havarti yuu say
    who do we know that went there, im thinking IT support

    U go back to school u dumb mother fuckers

  • timmy timmytimmy
    timmy timmytimmy 16 hours ago

    dont drop the soap taco tuesday
    light bright
    go speed racer go
    who is this masked racer that torments us so :3

  • ptavangar
    ptavangar 19 hours ago

    Sometimes Oliver is a little too obsequious in these kinds of interviews...

  • Kevin Karder
    Kevin Karder Day ago

    I’m a bit confused in the direction this show takes. It’s somewhat of a moral posturing skit with a few punch lines, masked by above average delivery and a great British accent.

  • Belz
    Belz Day ago

    Monica is rocking those kicks. Yes girl work it.

  • Shawn Casey
    Shawn Casey Day ago

    great show john and moniica llol

  • timmy timmytimmy

    The ASMR Connection
    crinkles the Stair Dragon :3
    fuck your fake country

  • xerakis
    xerakis Day ago

    you can thank that left-wing , Globalist , pedophiliac piece of filth Clinton for the pain caused to this chick.....

  • Co nein
    Co nein Day ago

    SJW IS THE GAME !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Frederick Calabrese

    Jay Leno is a colossal douche.

  • timmy timmytimmy

    A tale of 2 biilion Wannabes
    50 sec ^^

  • timmy timmytimmy

  • Àñdreaa Whelpley

    No skeletons in your closet Oliver?

  • CoreFreddy
    CoreFreddy 2 days ago

    John, in interviews like this, you don't start sentences with "You have been on the receiving end..."
    No, jokes aside, thank you for bringing this up, the public has been incredibly unjust to Monica. I wish her strength and success in what she is doing.

  • Timothy Chizmar
    Timothy Chizmar 2 days ago

    She blew a married man. A married man.

  • Clint Liu
    Clint Liu 2 days ago

    It's weird that people cheer for Lewinsky's come-back like it's a way of exercising justice. She sucked another woman's husband dick and ruined a marriage which cannot be the same for lifetime. Who is going to cheer for that couple still holding up together, especially that wife? Not that you should condemn Lewinsky but definitely not cheer for her.

  • EveryThingGirl238
    EveryThingGirl238 2 days ago

    I've been outraged at things that need to be outraged about, such as education problems, where a school teacher can get away with sexual assault and still keep his job, or our justice system, where a judge can act like a 3 year old, beat up an lawyer, and still keep his job!

    But things like some guy goes 'black faced' when they were actually wearing a anime mask of the main guy for Tokyo Ghoul, or girls wears Asian inspired dress sparks 'cultural appropriation' debates. I just face palm at, people are weak skinned in this day and age and fear every little thing that breaths wrong at them.

  • Jonathan Jacob
    Jonathan Jacob 2 days ago

    Public shaming is good when directed at are political enemies. Public shaming is bad when directed at us.

  • Mongopa
    Mongopa 2 days ago

    I thought you found 3 german songs, gut forgot to mention Rap God. But it was the first one on the list and YES I put the Video on 0,25 speed and checked every song.

  • Chris Palmer
    Chris Palmer 2 days ago

    I love John's comment, "Every 22 year old is some form of an idiot." That is a classic! I know I certainly did a lot of dumb stuff before, during, and after that age. Yet I was able to walk away rather unscathed. It really makes me stop and think of how lucky I was and how unlucky she was. Monica is an amazing person and this interview was the best! Thank you Alvin Oliver!

  • Lucca Decimus
    Lucca Decimus 2 days ago

    Monica Lewinsky turned that "scandal" and vilified public humiliation into becoming Wonder Woman. Enjoyed watching her give the 🖕 to all her haters on twitter who obviously have no life.

  • M.K Tuck
    M.K Tuck 2 days ago

    Sooo.... outrage is good as long as it's liberal outrage?

  • Kristina Reeves
    Kristina Reeves 2 days ago

    I'm going to go fuck trump in the oval office suck that tiny Wiener all day, and expect 0 fallout. Wake up Monica is not a victim, that flake has made 10s of millions of dollars off of that "scandal".

  • QueenSoap
    QueenSoap 3 days ago

    I love John Oliver. He is the most brilliant person. He is one of very few who actually understands nuance and delves deep into fine lines instead of making things black and white like most of everyone is doing these days. His comic reporting is everything. Thanks John Oliver! If I was a rapper I'd definitely name you in my rhymes.

  • Gavin Oliver
    Gavin Oliver 3 days ago

    I think the name Alvin Oliver is quite distinguished....

  • IDMD8
    IDMD8 3 days ago

    What an impressive person Monica is - I am glad my mistakes were not public knowledge when I was that age - I wish her the best

  • Swi vel
    Swi vel 3 days ago +4

    I am a fan of John Oliver, but for HIM to talk about public shaming....well, his show is nothing if not public shaming (even though I agree that most or even all of his targets deserve it)

    • JustOffscreen
      JustOffscreen 2 days ago

      Its cool that you admit you didnt watch this.

  • Shannon Letourneau
    Shannon Letourneau 3 days ago

    Why does Monica remind me of Aria from PLL?

  • Uma Chan
    Uma Chan 3 days ago

    The ironic thing about Jay Leno is that he was the biggest kiss ass to anybody that came on his show. Had Monica Lewinski been there he would have been all over her saying how great she was, how amazing she was, how brave she was to put up with all of it.
    His entire schtick for the time he was there was making lame Dad jokes for the blue rinse crowd.

  • Rhiza Somjit
    Rhiza Somjit 3 days ago +1

    Lol I’m 22... thanks 😂

  • J.R.
    J.R. 3 days ago

    They lawyer in the Fox video around 6:10 that Oliver calls a "human popped collar" is an old law school professor of mine.
    He's actually a pretty cool guy. That clip def wasn't a good look though

  • Dmitriy Kravchuk
    Dmitriy Kravchuk 3 days ago

    Should Michael Richards gotten the backlash that he does to this day?

  • Tenchuu Khan
    Tenchuu Khan 3 days ago

    This piece was terrible... it had the right idea - to cover those that aren't famous but still get caught up in public shaming - and then moves on to Clinton's love interest...
    Fact of the matter is, Monika does fine, but what about the others that were used up by news outlets?

  • J S
    J S 3 days ago +1

    I'm gunna say what we're all thinking. Jay Leno is a prick

  • MrSggurcs
    MrSggurcs 3 days ago

    Good show but you completely tainted it by disregarding the fact that Tucker Carlson's entire family was targeted not just him. Redesign the message as public shaming is bad for the left but f*** conservatives. You're a shity moral arbiter.

  • kakkaohjus
    kakkaohjus 3 days ago

    Social Media Mobbing is a powerful tool that the political extremes can use to shut down opposing voices.

  • Jean Pierre
    Jean Pierre 3 days ago

    To be fair, i do think America has an outrage culture problem and public shaming is very prominent from these so-called "defenders". You can lose your job just because you voted for someone else. In my country, political allegiances should be kept private and it not important when hiring. You can be a conservative working in an office full of Open-minded people. Neither parties have the right to complain who works were as long as they don't cause friction (openly attacking someone for their beliefs)

  • Thiago Piruka
    Thiago Piruka 3 days ago

    Fuck Jay Leno

  • andreiradu1945
    andreiradu1945 4 days ago

    It doesn't matter what happened, the result is that now when I see her face I will always imagine her sucking Bill's dick and traces of cum still sitting somewhere in the depths of her teeth.

  • Exopat
    Exopat 4 days ago

    thank god i am 21 #notanidiotyet

  • cameron parker
    cameron parker 4 days ago

    Would you be willing to do a show on pornography? Thanks.

  • ilove2929
    ilove2929 4 days ago

    Why trump left un-impeached? His moral so messed up compare to bill

  • Nicole Bush
    Nicole Bush 4 days ago

    Wow... Jay Leno is a real dick.

  • love bird
    love bird 4 days ago

    Yes this 22 year old agrees with you

  • Alex Skerrett
    Alex Skerrett 4 days ago


  • Isori
    Isori 4 days ago

    What, #boycotttuckercarlson #firetuckercarlson #tuckercarlsonfuckshisroomba, the misdirected outrage machine is a bad actor in #foxnotnews? #whowoudvethunk?
    Wait, comedian cheap laugh-track inducing jokes can be bad and have real-world consequences? #whowoudvethunk
    I will throw a bone though that people are recognizing when they were part of the problem. If they are at least doing better now, props for growing up.

  • Thats no Moon!
    Thats no Moon! 4 days ago +4

    She's intelligent funny and awesome ...I'm glad she didn't change her name

  • Celeste Greene
    Celeste Greene 4 days ago +1

    I wish i could apologize to some of the famous people I shamed or joked about in middle school before I knew better

  • Scotland Dobson
    Scotland Dobson 4 days ago +2

    Mob mentality has existed since the beginning of time. But only in the last few years has it become possible for the mob to grow so large that it includes a good chunk of the world's population. Once upon a time, twenty guys would get pissed and throw rocks at you for an hour. Now 20 million guys will call you a whore for 20 years with no end in sight and everyone you meet from now on will know what's going on and join in. It's... well, "not good" is possibly the understatement of the year.

  • Hannah Brown
    Hannah Brown 4 days ago

    Nah, John I’m fully aware I’m an idiot. But thanks all the same.

  • jan rees
    jan rees 4 days ago +6

    She's still so beautiful and very strong.
    She has an amazing sense of humour and I have a boatload of respect for her.

  • Christian Slater
    Christian Slater 4 days ago

    Monica’s bad ass.
    She’s spiritually aged so much better than ol’ Billy. That lecherous Epstein crony scumbag is morally bankrupt and stuck married to his treacherous, jaded wife.
    Monica for the win.

  • Benny Alves
    Benny Alves 4 days ago

    I know for a fact I have a capacity to be a total moron sometimes... and thankfully I at least know and can address it

  • Youngster Skaymore
    Youngster Skaymore 4 days ago

    I feel like this is kind of hypocritical, you shame/insult people all the time for silly reasons, is there that much of a difference?

  • Youngster Skaymore
    Youngster Skaymore 4 days ago

    I feel like this is kind of hypocritical, you shame/insult people all the time for silly reasons, is there that much of a difference?

  • Michael Everson
    Michael Everson 4 days ago +4

    I gotta say, she would probably be a hoot to have a couple of beers with and hear some stories. You know she’s got some stuff about Clinton that would be funny as shit, she should do standup or something.

  • Connie Winch
    Connie Winch 4 days ago +28

    I love John Oliver even more for doing this, and Monica is hella impressive.

  • Dood B
    Dood B 4 days ago +1

    Monica knew what she was doing. Simple. Plus comedy, nothing should ever not be made fun of with the right build up and context.

  • Mo Rosejew
    Mo Rosejew 4 days ago +3

    The scandal was used when Ken Starr, and his boy Brett Kavanaugh failed to find any wrong doing in the White Water "Scandal"

  • Sadia Carone
    Sadia Carone 4 days ago

    I would vote for Monica before I would ever vote for Hillary

  • TobiasBoon
    TobiasBoon 4 days ago +4

    According to South Park, it takes 22.3 years for something tragic to become funny. Monica did it in 18, speaks volume about her.

  • Edikan Abia aka PhilHarmonix

    13:40 💥💥💥

  • Samantha Mitchell
    Samantha Mitchell 4 days ago +2

    John Oliver is my hero. Thank you, John, for using your platform, voice, and power for good.

  • BhejaGrill
    BhejaGrill 4 days ago

    God bless her! And fuck Clinton. FYI I voted for Obama twice

  • EmmaRobertsTV1
    EmmaRobertsTV1 4 days ago

    She’s phenomenal

  • home run
    home run 4 days ago +2

    Monica + tiger woods = greatest comeback of all time

  • maixck
    maixck 4 days ago

    I'm sorry to say this but. When asked by John if all shaming is bad she says that its a spectrum in which some things may be acceptable in order to change social behavior. I dare say this is EXACTLY what was done to her at the time, what she did is something that IS considered bad social behavior. So no, no public shaming is good because you can't dictate what is good thing to shame someone for, as nobody holds the absolute truth on Moral conduct. An example of this would be someone religious shaming you because you aborted or you shaming them because of their beliefs. Both parties are absolutely sure they hold moral high ground, what makes it right to damn one and shame another? Public shaming on this day and age is just a form of mob justice, no real justice is ever served this way.

  • Doyle Hargraves
    Doyle Hargraves 4 days ago +5

    Monica ages like wine. She is way hotter now than she was in 98.

    • Doyle Hargraves
      Doyle Hargraves 2 days ago

      +cremetangerine82 yeah, so are dudes, so piss off feminazi.

    • cremetangerine82
      cremetangerine82 2 days ago +1

      Doyle Hargraves
      So, instead of Lewinsky being called various names for “fat” (like during the Clinton scandal), she now gets praised for “holding up”? Thanks society, women are still being judged on their looks!

  • Dina Hendrix
    Dina Hendrix 4 days ago

    Wow Oliver really did take Tucker’s comments out of context

  • Fortified for Health

    Do a story on #rossulrich

  • ToricTopia Gaming
    ToricTopia Gaming 5 days ago +7

    Keep swinging that flashlight into the dark places, Mr. Oliver.

  • Derek Pederson
    Derek Pederson 5 days ago

    John Oliver is a lot more optimistic than me about there being any useful outlets for public shaming at all. In particular, I think it undermines nuanced discussions we can have about public policy when social media wants to "shame" public officials for supporting policies they dislike. I'd certainly be all for it as karma for Jay Leno, but Oliver also shouldn't be making jokes about that girl in the college admissions scandal on his show, who's only being targeted because her mother is famous.

  • Derek Pederson
    Derek Pederson 5 days ago +5

    None of Jay Leno's Lewinsky jokes are even funny.

  • Kasia R
    Kasia R 5 days ago

    The broken wrist thing is yet another reason why the US needs single-payer health care

  • Samantha Tatman
    Samantha Tatman 5 days ago +2

    I honestly didn't know who Monica Lewinsky was because the entire thing that happened with her and Clinton happened before I was born. But we all do stupid shit when we're young. And I'm so sorry, Monica, that that happened to you. I know you probs already worked through it, but I hope you'll be in really positive and awesome places in the future.

  • Esteban Hernandez
    Esteban Hernandez 5 days ago

    Nicki Minaj garbage ass had like a majority of the references

  • kangaroomambo
    kangaroomambo 5 days ago +1

    The Slow Burn episode about her makes me feel so terrible for participating (or at least witnessing and bystanding) in that whole shit show. And I was a child being influenced by "adults" act like that.

  • Elise Duda
    Elise Duda 5 days ago

    Hey, I'm 22!

  • spike280
    spike280 5 days ago +1

    excellent seems that if public shaming (or whatever it could be called) is to call out bad behavior or speech, that maybe it's not so bad. But if the intention is simply to be cruel (as in Lewinsky's case), that's where it's wrong. Like so many comments on FB or any other platform.

  • Jeffrey
    Jeffrey 5 days ago

    I didn't know women grew soul patches.

  • Pradyumna Kulkarni
    Pradyumna Kulkarni 5 days ago +1

    John is one of the intelligent guy living in this era.... He bash without a giving damn.....

  • SRFinSLO
    SRFinSLO 5 days ago +2

    While it is true that there was an enormous difference in Bill 's and Monica' s power level,, they were both legal age and consenting adults. However as Kate M states below, While Monica was a star struck 22 year old, Bill should have known better.

  • M J
    M J 5 days ago

    Sorry but there is never a good reason to publicly shame anyone. The Twitter rage mob, both on the left and right, has become vile. Jon Ronson's excellent NY Times article from a few years ago still applies today.

  • Kevin Oduor
    Kevin Oduor 6 days ago

    '''.....gets back on her feet ....''

  • Andy Doherty
    Andy Doherty 6 days ago +2

    Amazing erudition from Ms Lewinsky. Cheers Jax!

  • SCGunDog
    SCGunDog 6 days ago

    John, I respect your show, but you giving Monica Lewinsky a platform when the only reason anyone even knows who she is because of Bill Clinton is bullshit, when that whole thing broke she also became known for screwing her married high school drama teacher before and during her Bill Clinton fiasco. And she was still an adult. And if the pretense to lowering the voting age becomes shaming is not okay, that people not be judged. Fine. But people who do stupid shit aren't immediately a shining light in a tunnel of fucking darkness.
    Fuck shaming by and large, seriously. But Monica Lewinsky has no moral high ground. So...fuck all of this. She can go back down whatever hole she crawled out of since she's actually monetized trauma based on something she voluntarily did. But, even if I put all of that aside, the foundation of her entire net worth goes against everything this show stands for. You really shouldn't have given her a platform at all.

  • tyro244
    tyro244 6 days ago

    If you can make a comedian laugh, you're funny.

  • tyro244
    tyro244 6 days ago

    Is that Craig Ferguson wearing a bowler?

  • Xellos Kaczor
    Xellos Kaczor 6 days ago

    Not from USA, didnt follow the story was too young, no i wasnt i just didnt care.

    buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuut now i know. she did that to herself.

    Media are full of scumbags, but she did that to herself from beginning to end.

    Also, being treated as she was (horribly) is in no way shape or form a qualification to give opinion on social issues any more than any asshole from the street. She is free to do so and i encourage it but thinking she has some higher expertise is just ludicrous and easily shows the direction of the whole idea of stopping bullying.

    "here is the victim she is strong and wise. She graduated sucking dick university now we will learn The Way from her"

  • Terri Pickens
    Terri Pickens 6 days ago

    "What the definition of Is is"

  • Seth
    Seth 6 days ago +1

    Fantastic interview with Monica. She had some great ideas and great advice. And you're both funny!

  • moose boy
    moose boy 6 days ago

    It comes down to accountability, " Who’s the victim " is often lost in these events.

  • Sid Kaskey
    Sid Kaskey 6 days ago

    Well done interview. An important subject. Thanks for doing it.

  • moose boy
    moose boy 6 days ago

    NBC = NutBagCasting.

  • It's Wednesday, Screw Ironing

    Those college students are not "kids" . They are being protected because they are elites. And they are not innocent bc they use the knowledge of what their parents will do for them to bully other students and even professors on campus.