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

John Oliver talks about the power of public shaming, good and bad.
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  1. crtx


    11 horas atrás

    she sucked his dick. so what jesus

  2. ebanker1


    11 horas atrás

    #tuckercarlsonfuckshisrumba I laughed so hard

  3. SgtKaneGunlock


    11 horas atrás

    If you want to see how public shaming can go wrong look no further than the way disney handled the whole James Gunn thing

  4. Dr Turtok

    Dr Turtok

    11 horas atrás

    Shoutout to my man Coffee Break who did this video first and whose idea got stolen twice this month...

  5. inam majid

    inam majid

    11 horas atrás

    I wanted to hear about New Zealand massacre from you. I am sad now. I will recall what I am going to say after you talk about it. Fuck you! And I am not saying that because I am angry at you, but because I love your show so much that I wanted you'd say something about it.

  6. Dean Robert

    Dean Robert

    11 horas atrás

    We all need to give Monica a hug!! Its just awful realising how fucked it was

  7. Justme Scaredy

    Justme Scaredy

    11 horas atrás

    Lewinsky should not have been shamed at all. This tabloid journalism, digging into the privacy of people should be outlawed. No one should be pestered like that and if there is actual concern for safety, inform the authorities. What happened to her was pure and blatant sexism. Had she been a man banging a female president, she’d be a masculine idol right now.

  8. Emily Delamar

    Emily Delamar

    11 horas atrás

    A very strong and independent woman. She's got my respect.

  9. Luka Soc

    Luka Soc

    11 horas atrás

    John, as long as you put popularilty before truth this whole comedy morality thing will seem exceedingly complicated. Once truth comes first, you will see all will fall in place effortlessly.

  10. Mike taerte

    Mike taerte

    11 horas atrás

    She shouldn't have fucked PRESIDENT OF USA THEN. Everything has a price.

  11. Ruth Chelimo

    Ruth Chelimo

    11 horas atrás

    "Meeting in a fancy apartment that neither of us lives in."

  12. androkles04


    11 horas atrás

    Jacks, you are a precious human being and an invaluable contribution to the satire world, both with your hosting and your interviewing.

  13. Jay Carr

    Jay Carr

    11 horas atrás

    This is fantastic! Thank you so much for shedding some light on Lewinsky’s situation, it amazes me how much shit she got...

  14. Jose Muga

    Jose Muga

    11 horas atrás

    America keeps proving that sometimes it is the shittiest place on earth! Like they discovered the internet but instead of using it to educate themselves, they use it to self destruct and bring people down!

  15. Shivanshu Dewra

    Shivanshu Dewra

    11 horas atrás

    fucking FOX /news...

  16. Marc Ilagan

    Marc Ilagan

    11 horas atrás

    Team Coco! :)

  17. Ruthless Savage Hatred

    Ruthless Savage Hatred

    11 horas atrás

    Monica is rich as fuck, famous, and got to suck a president's dick. She will be in history books forever. Millions of people care about what she has to say. I don't feel too bad for her.

  18. BOtt


    11 horas atrás

    John Oliver is suck a petty person Leno is right about the state of late night and John admits he's culpable as well, so maybe he should shut up.

  19. Jeon Jungkook

    Jeon Jungkook

    11 horas atrás

    Some people need to fact check their stuff before they say anything.



    11 horas atrás

    at 22? thats when the clinton thing happened? that sucks, her life had just started. golden years ruined by just one act.

  21. gaspardking


    11 horas atrás

    What a cool, classy, smart woman Monica is. Absolute respect.

  22. The mediocre tellamechress

    The mediocre tellamechress

    11 horas atrás

    The last week tonight metric for public shaming: Are they conservative=YES Are they liberal: na not really remind everyone that conservatives are worse

  23. Vinson


    11 horas atrás

    Monica is a bright and engaging lady it's nice she is doing so well now. The only good thing about modern shaming is that it seems to move on quicker to the shame du jour.

  24. James Frost

    James Frost

    11 horas atrás

    Monica Lewinsky looks great, and seems very happy and well-spoken. I'm glad she's in a good place now.

  25. Darling Nikki

    Darling Nikki

    11 horas atrás

    Great episode John. I aways felt for Monica and it wasn't because during the height of the scandal people used to tell me - all the time - that I looked like her. Anyway, kudos to her for using all her pain to help others by speaking out against such things. I admire her very much and it's only a plus that she's mentioned in some of my favorite rap songs 😊

  26. Demi Sayman

    Demi Sayman

    11 horas atrás

    Thank you, John ❤️ this was really needed to be addressed, and i’m glad it was thru this platform

  27. Olexandr Kostenjuk

    Olexandr Kostenjuk

    11 horas atrás

    oh that americans with their problems...

  28. DrumWild


    11 horas atrás

    I’ve been 22 for the past 32 years, so I feel highly insulted.

  29. CookieKing


    11 horas atrás

    I think it might help to know that, as a 21 year old, when I hear the name Monica Lewinsky, I think of a person who is helping to fight bullying and not of what the media made her look like when I was just born. And I think that for more and more people from my and younger generations it will be like that.

  30. SsnakeBite


    11 horas atrás

    I think a lot of people don't realize that there is a difference between calling someone out and public shaming. I really don't think public shaming accomplishes anything positive, as it's basically just going "Hey! This person is an asshole! Man, we're so much better than them by default!". And let's not kid ourselves, there are many people out there, ESPECIALLY the people who are quickest to shame others, are just looking for an excuse to hurt and destroy others, and those will latch on to any public shaming and never let go, even if the person is shown to have changed their ways or Hell, even if it turns out the accusations against that person were unfair, if not entirely false, which as this video shows, is very often the case, especially when the finger-wagging moral guardians in question have an agenda. Public shaming enables these sick, perverted individuals and promotes harassment. They'll even start harassing family members, friends, or just random unrelated people whose name or Twitter handle is spelt similarly. Oh and, ironically, when called out on it, public shamers will never EVER recognize their own faults. People should call others out for the awful shit they've done, they should ask for reparation, but they should also actively fight harassment. Just because someone has wronged you or someone you know doesn't give you a right of life and death over them. And most people engaging in public shaming are infinitely worse than the people being shamed.

  31. prallund feucht

    prallund feucht

    11 horas atrás


  32. Loura Schutte

    Loura Schutte

    11 horas atrás

    Love the tiny nod to The Scarlet Letter in the banner. History repeats itself, people still love to hate.

  33. Amos Soma

    Amos Soma

    11 horas atrás

    You can only be shamed if you give a fuck what someone else thinks.

  34. Haephasto


    11 horas atrás

    The irony of mentioning that context matters and omitting the context of satire from one of the examples is painful.

  35. Rezkel


    11 horas atrás

    I like her, Monica for 2020! I always thought it was really weird that the only one punished for the scandel was the 22 year old kid who got duped by a powerful and charming politician. It was pretty much the only truly bipartisan act in the past 30 years to ridicule and shame her.

  36. Davidka1978Xoroshiy


    11 horas atrás

    John Oliver is a real piece of shit. Hypocrite, conformist, and ...John Oliver.

  37. MinePine 61420

    MinePine 61420

    11 horas atrás

    I don't have social media, so I hate what you went through, and keep telling haters to fuck off

  38. Even Stevens

    Even Stevens

    11 horas atrás

    At the time about all the fuss I recall I was not so upset that she was involved with a married man but that HE made the USA subject to a potential Employment SEXUAL harassment lawsuit that definitely would have been worth millions as it destroyed her then potential future employment and "pursuit of happiness" opportunities. It does show a lot of class and character that she did not file employment lawsuit against the USA or go into the porn industry to enrich herself as many others in her "position "(not an intentional pun ... butt funny'ish?) might have done. I've always considered Monica Lewinsky showed a lot of restraint (??) class and respect in not going on the offensive. Best wishes Monica toward your future happiness.

  39. 2012bigPerm


    11 horas atrás

    You guys manage to fuck up good messages regularly. I guess it is a comedy show. Maybe you shouldn't have the facade of serious debate and discourse.

  40. dratheart


    11 horas atrás

    It's been long enough, give the girl a second chance!

  41. Enzo Rocha

    Enzo Rocha

    11 horas atrás

    "Nobody asked Bill Clinton to change his name..."One of the best lines from that interview. And Jay Leno, take a flying leap into the Lake of Screw You, you effing garbage of a "man."

  42. offshegoes


    11 horas atrás

    So much respect for Monica!!!

  43. Scrantonman95


    11 horas atrás

    If Ilhan Omar can keep her job, Jussie Smollet can keep his, why should Tucker lose his? Leftist hypocrisy.

  44. Ali Ari

    Ali Ari

    11 horas atrás

    I was a kid when that went down. But what i never understood was how ugly and evil people became. The hate and public humiliation towards a young woman

  45. Czechbound


    11 horas atrás

    SUGGESTION : Can Ms. Lewinsky be a reporter for this show ????

  46. MsFair


    11 horas atrás

    Jay Leno is a hypocritical dickwad.

  47. MrTrekfan


    11 horas atrás

    Monica has nothing to be shamed. But Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Ken Starr, and Jay Leno should be shamed at every opportunity. Those four can go fuck themselves!

  48. capterson4


    11 horas atrás

    Oh my God, she's funny, intelligent, and absolutely adorable! As a culture, we need to get past this shit with her so she can get back to being an awesome person!

  49. Ricardo Reis

    Ricardo Reis

    11 horas atrás

    You "forgot" to mention that Tucker said that 10 years ago in a radio comedy show where you were supposed to say the worst shit it came to your mind. No outrage back then because people had the full context. #PropagandaMachine

  50. Kissed By Firewyrms

    Kissed By Firewyrms

    11 horas atrás

    One piece that is missing from LWT’s piece was how Monica was thrown under the bus by Republicans trying to take down a presidency. There have been books written about it, and documentaries like “The Hunting of the President “. Republicans impeached the President for a dumb reason (compared to our now President who has apparently engaged in actual high crimes) and then grilled Lewinsky over very personal details like she was a modern day Hester Prynne. They had people hired to keep her name in the news. Hell, look at Linda Tripp ( #worstfriendever), who profited from taping her private conversations and turning her in. People like Jay Leno profited from cheap jokes about her, but the Republicans purposely continued to throw gasoline on the fire. They publicly dragged Anita Hill for political purposes, as well (and sone Democrats like Joe Biden piled on, too), and tried to do the same in the Kavanaugh hearings. So while there can be pile on’s of public shaming and shit posting about people like never before, never underestimate the ability of politicians to shame someone for political gain, especially when it involves sexuality in any way, and when it involves a woman who can be scorned and branded with an “A”.

  51. jeevan kumar

    jeevan kumar

    11 horas atrás

    hi i have been watching your show for close to a year on BR-channel i don't know much about HBO GO i really do enjoy and learn some things watching your show i also get depressed when learning some news that affects the people in a negative way i don't exactly have any jokes to make people around me laugh i just wanted to ask you if you can do an episode on public domain and all aspects of public domain whether it be medicinal ,Inventions and entertainment . I don't know if you are or your team are reading youtube's comments anymore but if you happen to read this please do an episode on public domain.thank you for your time and i hope you know you have actually read this . Oh and i wanted to say i liked the season 6 trailer of your show where you shared the reviews of your show and my favorite review is when someone mentioned you as insufferable douchebag. i don't mean any insult i think you are awesome and your show is brillent and please do not public shame for this comment. thank you

  52. Noah Kelly

    Noah Kelly

    11 horas atrás

    The public shaming that I think needs correcting as well is “people who said stupid things a long time ago and have vehemently apologized for them.” Most notably James Gunn losing his job at Disney and then (rightly) getting it back. You shouldnt just go through somebody’s tweets or comments from years ago just to try and destroy them for it. Happens with a lot of people, Gunn’s was the most famous because of how controversial Disney’s handling of it was

  53. Luke Ives

    Luke Ives

    11 horas atrás

    Monica: *gains 1 million Twitter followers*

  54. leatherjacket9


    11 horas atrás

    It's funny how Monica is the victim even though the real victims are Hilary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. Monica committed adultery with the most powerful person in the world. Adultery, On a global scale. She was definitely young and not fully aware of the scope of her actions and had she had an affair with Chris down the street and got found out, her public shaming would definitely be less. Thank God we don't live in biblical times where she would get publicly stoned to death. Should only those that have not sinned cast the 1st stone in her direction, absolutely. But that's not the reality we live in. Also, not casting a stone is supposed to be for those truly remorseful and sorry. Is she really sorry, or just sorry she got caught. Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky both participated in a heinous act against a marriage and a family. We don't hear those victims. Those victims didn't try to capitalize on a book after the fact, like Monica. You would think that after all the shaming Monica would start speaking out about marriage fidelity and how not to be the other woman instead of only anti-bullying. It's great that she's helping children or adults strive against bullying but is she doing it from the idea that "when you do something wrong and even terrible or heinous, no matter how bad; you're special and don't deserve the shame of society and you're a victim of your own actions" is that the bullshit that she's trying to put out there. Why doesn't she speak out more against marital infidelity instead of bullying. The bullying that makes it seem like she didn't do anything wrong and is a victim like most people who did nothing wrong. Kinda bad that she's lumping herself in with people that are bullied. Usually people are bullied because of something out of their control. If Bill Clinton was on here talking about how terribly he has been bullied, I would show him no sympathy either. As a matter of fact I think the shaming of Monica has gone down over the years. But here she's drawing attention to herself again, but as a victim. In this very video they said someone didn't even know who she was anymore. She's pretty much forgotten, but instead of saying I'm the woman that shamefully participated in adultery with one of the presidents of the United States... Or better yet, don't say anything at all. She instead says, I'm the woman mentioned in 100+ rap songs. Like some kind of half-ass brag. What egotistic person actually thinks to look that up?! "Hmm let me Google my name and see how many songs, I've been named in". She's on some other level of wanting and enjoying to be seen and that whole "wanting" is probably why she is where she is. The need to be seen and get attention no matter where it comes from. Does that still make her a victim, no.

  55. Fiorenza Agazzi

    Fiorenza Agazzi

    11 horas atrás

    21:50 "Bill Clinton didn't have to change his name. Nobody ever asked him to change his name" So, they were both caught up in a scandal but she got the worst of it, I wonder why. Maybe the facts that he is a man and that he is full of money have something to do with it

  56. PogieJoe


    11 horas atrás

    Monica is a badass. Alvin is pretty rad too.

  57. Gweilo


    11 horas atrás

    oh people making fun of monica lewinsky was destructive? Her taking a shot in the mouth from a married man wasn't destructive though?

  58. brenton schaffert

    brenton schaffert

    11 horas atrás

    I worked at a 5 star restaurant. Monica and several attorneys went and celebrated the news. Totally setup.

  59. Subscribe To Me For No Reason

    Subscribe To Me For No Reason

    11 horas atrás

    Instead of laughing at her, those Fox News hosts should have been talking about the fact that someone needed to SUE their nephew just to afford healthcare in the "greatest nation on earth".

  60. wael heh

    wael heh

    11 horas atrás

    John is so gentle with monica😘😘😍😍😍😍😆😆😆

  61. Christopher Duperre

    Christopher Duperre

    11 horas atrás

    Jay Leno is awesome. Hahaha.

  62. Metaphix11b


    11 horas atrás

    She kept her cum stained jacket as a blackmail weapon. This is why presidents sexual lives matter, we can never expose them to blackmail risk while they are in office. Its not as simple as just a blowjob, but it was 2 decades ago everyone should be well over it by now and i wish Monica nothing but the best. inb4 whatabout Trump.

  63. Magnus Johnsen

    Magnus Johnsen

    11 horas atrás

    respect to u Mr John Oliver for give Ms/Mrs Monica Lewinsky a chans and wow Monica your are really intelligent and smart. Am glad U are healing and happy:-). GG Monica/ Magnus

  64. Whistling Banshee

    Whistling Banshee

    11 horas atrás

    Its a testament to the shaming Media that i know the name Monica Lewinsky and all about the scandal but untill right now I had no idea what she looked like.

  65. Ronan Smith

    Ronan Smith

    11 horas atrás

    I feel like John Oliver doesn’t realize that people get death threats over pineapple pizza. He’s mentioned death threats on the internet a few times and every time he acts like they’re a new thing on the internet

  66. Czechbound


    11 horas atrás

    TimeStamp 21:10 - a very good point. It really should be the Clinton Scandal, and never mention this woman by name. Clinton was one of those "ground zero" people of #metoo, and yet appears to not be held to account for it

  67. Bartos Pawlos

    Bartos Pawlos

    11 horas atrás

    Wow! That's a whole opera of hypocrisy.

  68. Ich bin Ben.

    Ich bin Ben.

    11 horas atrás

    Oh, good, I'm still 21, so I'm not an idiot.

  69. João Jacinto

    João Jacinto

    11 horas atrás

    Did anyone just notice that John Olivers' hands look like tiny T-Rex hands?

  70. Abhishek Dev

    Abhishek Dev

    11 horas atrás

    17:53 Being misunderstood..... How?

  71. Sir Koko

    Sir Koko

    11 horas atrás

    Just started... Waiting for Trump to be mentioned.. There it is!

  72. Dennis Hena

    Dennis Hena

    11 horas atrás

    That interview was amazing.

  73. Martha Bixler

    Martha Bixler

    11 horas atrás

    John Oliver is the best. Trying to come up with a rhyme.

  74. Roux McG

    Roux McG

    11 horas atrás

    I needed to see and hear this. Thank you!

  75. giraffe neck

    giraffe neck

    11 horas atrás

    but please do shame the rich parents of those dumbass kids as much as possible. they get away with too much. what’s gonna happen? they have trouble getting a job?? hahaha

  76. Scott Meech

    Scott Meech

    11 horas atrás

    Context... Even Tucker's words were taken very out of context.

  77. Nathan Jasper

    Nathan Jasper

    11 horas atrás

    I find the lewinski scandal wierd, especially since I wasnt alive at the time.

  78. Herb Tenderson

    Herb Tenderson

    11 horas atrás

    What's the difference between Ivanka and Monica Lewinsky? Their knee pad sizes

  79. Capy


    11 horas atrás

    Honestly the outrage about everything is so annoying, for instance everytime a new marvel movie comes out, I just want to enjoy the movie, but no, anti sjws have to complain on every corner of the internet, because omg the actress said that she wanted more representation and it’s SO BAD I HATE EVERYTHING THAT HAS WOMAN WHO ARE THE MAIN CHARACTER! OMG THEY MADE A MOVIE WITH ALL BLACK ACTORS!! THIS IS SO WRONG DADDY TRUMP NEEDS TO STOP THIS

  80. Josh Maddux

    Josh Maddux

    11 horas atrás

    I always hated everyone for talking bad about her, she was 22 and was with the President. At that age and with that person there is no way she knew what to do or how to act, so sad.

  81. Matt Beckwith

    Matt Beckwith

    11 horas atrás

    John Oliver, you are a classy guy.

  82. lacintag


    11 horas atrás

    Videos like this are why dissenter exists

  83. RebellisSpiritus


    11 horas atrás

    Name at least one video where John doesn't profit from shaming someone.

  84. thegreendank1


    11 horas atrás

    Why does it look like John was staring at her mouth and trying not to laugh everytime they cut to him

  85. Betsey Ervin

    Betsey Ervin

    11 horas atrás

    She is fuckin funnyyyy

  86. itsmarcofam


    11 horas atrás

    which rapper is gonna use that line first ;)

  87. osp80


    11 horas atrás

    remember the time the justice brigade went after the family that scratched their initials in a small part of a painted metal handrail in a national park? remember the time that guy was mildly a dick to a drive thru worker at chick-fil-a over the anti gay stances and he lost his home and couldn't get another job? take a fucking breath people...

  88. dutchpy dutchpy

    dutchpy dutchpy

    11 horas atrás

    Tucker Carlson is NOT famous he is INFAMOUS !

  89. Lian Peled

    Lian Peled

    11 horas atrás


  90. Nihle Igleca

    Nihle Igleca

    11 horas atrás

    Don't worry about it John, as a 22-year-old, I confirm that we are all "just some versions of an idiot".

  91. Dux Nihilo

    Dux Nihilo

    11 horas atrás

    14:50 That woman had her life destroyed and Bill Clinton (rapist and war criminal) roams merrily through life.

  92. TheJjcczz


    11 horas atrás

    Really, no one asked Bill Clinton to change his name. I get the point she was trying to make, but that was a terrible way to phrase it

  93. mohan charlu

    mohan charlu

    11 horas atrás

    He’s gonna do an episode on the Indian elections within the next month . I’m calling it 😎

  94. Scott Meech

    Scott Meech

    11 horas atrás

    Bullying is bad. But... Let's single someone out and shame them... Umm....

  95. Jackfu


    11 horas atrás

    nice i am 23 suck this Oliver

  96. Dragomir Marinov

    Dragomir Marinov

    11 horas atrás

    Very classy, John. And Monica is awesome.

  97. ifandbut


    11 horas atrás

    Well...maybe she shouldn't have given the president a blow job.

  98. Brian Fitzsimons

    Brian Fitzsimons

    11 horas atrás

    Love the show but that interview was weird. Not bad, just weird.

  99. BOtt


    11 horas atrás

    Keep whining about Tucker his ratings are up

  100. MrSlowestD16


    11 horas atrás

    People slut-shamed her & it's bad? She blew one of the most powerful men (whose married) in the world in one of the most powerful public offices in the world. No fucking shit she got slut shamed. Sure, kids are stupid, but most kids don't do anything near that magnitude, so let's not pretend to brush it off like it's getting too drunk at a college party. When you do something like that you'll inevitably get hammered, and that's what happened to her, whether she felt it was fair or not. I don't see anything wrong with that because she wasn't innocent.

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