John Oliver Says Adam Driver “Obsession” on ‘Last Week Tonight’ Sprung From Audience Joke Displeasure

John Oliver Says Adam Driver “Obsession” on ‘Last Week Tonight’ Sprung From Audience Joke Displeasure
John Oliver on Wednesday dropped by Late Night with Seth Meyers where he explained the running joke on Last Week Tonight in which he’s uncomfortably obsessed with Adam Driver.

Meyers brought the bit up as Driver finally appeared on the HBO show to faux berate Oliver over his creepy sexual obsession. Oliver explained that originally his “love” for the Star Wars actor was a one-liner from a staff writer. And when it fell flat, he was hooked.

“The water on the seed [of the joke] was feeling real resistance from the audience,” Oliver said, noting the first joke happened before the ...
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