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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  • badfishy911
    badfishy911 Day ago

    Black mirror is more truth than fiction

  • Corey Sullivan
    Corey Sullivan Day ago

    It’s funny. Tucker is the only non war monger right now.

  • Tim D
    Tim D Day ago

    My bitch about this ordeal was the fact of Bill the president lying on the stand and not suffering actual consequences to a federal crime.

  • Paul Lomax
    Paul Lomax Day ago

    Awe. Hey John:
    Why did you remove your idiotic "impeachment" segment?
    I was about to tear you a new one, you limey idiot!

  • Nicholas Smith
    Nicholas Smith Day ago

    Bill took advantage of her and we blamed her. He was a terrible president... the reason I switched to
    a republican.

  • EricTred
    EricTred 2 days ago

    What an amazing interview. GL in life Monica lord knows you lived in hell. Reguardless of who's fault it was. Some say Monica set this up to impeach President Clinton by the GOP and others say she was a 22 year old that made a mistake I don't know what to believe but still no one show go thou that hell.

  • Jay Krainert
    Jay Krainert 2 days ago

    Has everyone forgot that Monica Lewinsky let herself be used as a token for Trump at the debates in 2016?

  • Criz Nluv
    Criz Nluv 2 days ago

    Awww... ☺

  • Sam H
    Sam H 2 days ago

    Lewinsky more like dicksucky

  • Ammon Ely
    Ammon Ely 2 days ago

    Interesting how after watching a factual video on the wrongful, hateful, liberal bias that The View holds to firmly five days a week...Google/USclip bombards me with John Oliver crap. And as I go forward to the next video, it's oliver crap again. And more, and more, crap. How many times does oliver need to be proven wrong before Google/USclip and msnbc, and cnn, and cbs, and abc news get the clue? Lies are proven daily...EVERYDAY, JOURNALISTIC INTEGRITY IS THROWN OUT THE BACK DOOR WITH THEIR OTHER TRASHY PROGRAMMING and still don't get that most of America is no longer buying in to their bs!! It's not for a lack of effort on their partial view lenses. that's for certain.

  • Justin Casey
    Justin Casey 2 days ago

    holy shit Monica's green eyes stand out so much i love it. gorgeous, i love green and wanted green eyes and when i turned 18 my eyes started turning green from blue i guess that can happen so i was happy. Kill it monica do you baby!!!!!!

  • Jose Perez
    Jose Perez 2 days ago

    the real shame of all this is that it was dragged through all kinds of proceeding, Clinton got impeached, Monica got shamed, and the asshole who put them through hell got a book as if he was a hero, it was two consenting adults

  • Amir Dodangeh
    Amir Dodangeh 2 days ago +1

    can u pls talk about iran and and USA and what trump did to our life here , history of relationship between the two countries like (Iran Air Flight 655) (sanctions) etc ...
    there is a large number of people here that just trying to live their life with this economic and isolated system that usa made for us , they simply don't care about both hard liners and there is lots of misbehaving from USA that not even allow the people here to talk to our government and hardliners about reconsider about our relationship with usa .
    every time iran trust to USA word it had very big consequences for our people ( the working class ) .

  • RacerX Reloaded
    RacerX Reloaded 2 days ago +3

    Who's Idea was it to give Monica HELL for years ..?
    *Just Ask Hillery*

  • Joanna Davis
    Joanna Davis 2 days ago

    I absolutely LOVE this. This interview with Monica Lewinski displays the compassion and empathy John Oliver possesses. I am so saddened by what this woman endured making this one mistake of her life. How inspiring to see how strong she is.

  • Patches Neshell
    Patches Neshell 2 days ago +1

    That was great! I learned a lot from her. Ty

  • The Condescending Goomba

    As a 22 year old I agree

  • AshVsTheDeadite
    AshVsTheDeadite 3 days ago


  • Tim Kane
    Tim Kane 3 days ago +4

    That might be the best interview I’ve ever seen.

  • Nishant Mehrotra
    Nishant Mehrotra 3 days ago

    How did she make income ? If no one wanted to hire her.

  • Diane Walden
    Diane Walden 3 days ago

    Monica sucks a......... cock and gets shamed, jump ahead 20 years later, and now sextapes make a starlet a Star. Oh well... mew world, new rules.

  • Relatable Rosa
    Relatable Rosa 4 days ago +1

    I was not alive during the scandal so I had no idea who she was before this but she seems pretty epic

  • Rio Vio
    Rio Vio 4 days ago

    lol 13 minutes of build up to say fuck Jay Leno?

  • Mr Me
    Mr Me 4 days ago

    She sucks presidential cock

  • Kel Green
    Kel Green 4 days ago

    I find it hard to be empatheric to her situation. Regardless of her age at the time, she was accused of what she actually did. She wasnt falsely accused like the five young Black men who went to jail in NYC. She can still make her way. So meh.

  • Oscar Jones
    Oscar Jones 4 days ago

    John is a huge hypocrite..can't be a horrible person and then simply apologize 10 years later and then criticize everyone else...btw all the ppl cheering in his audience are equally guilty

  • FooBar Maximus
    FooBar Maximus 4 days ago

    No one can shame me. I have none. lolol

  • Vasily C.
    Vasily C. 4 days ago

    This is the woman I wouldn't have judged for voting for trump.

  • Allison Hart
    Allison Hart 4 days ago

    holy crap. i never really thought of it that way...a person is totally dehumanized by becoming a punchline / meme.
    a good example today is the lady from the "It's Ma'am," meme - who is actually Tiffany Michelle from Alberquerque, and she's actually a rapper too!
    unfortunately dumb 4chan shitlords still think it's funny to repost the same meme over and over as a dogwhistle for transphobia.

  • Godfrey Jemand
    Godfrey Jemand 5 days ago

    Monica is not that smart. She actually said, "I was not a perfect angel" REALLY? She gave the Pres. a BJ. Smart HUH? If you can't imagine what can happen from your actions it is the definition of DUMB.

  • TrTveT
    TrTveT 5 days ago

    "I made fun of Monica Lewinski, but Jay Leno did it more and should be shunned "

  • TrTveT
    TrTveT 5 days ago

    Is Oliver accusing the right media for outrage culture?

  • Ze Games
    Ze Games 5 days ago

    I never understood why she got ANY flack at all. HE WAS THE GODDAMN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
    Also, she's still hella attractive. Even more so with the poise and aplomb she displayed in this interview.

  • Vance Wallace
    Vance Wallace 5 days ago

    Wow... Great episode. Certainly makes one reflect on one's own behavior & judgemental tendencies or at least it did in my case... BTW I think I just fell in love with Monica Lewinsky lol... Seems like such a kind, intelligent, funny, cool, strong, and beautiful woman and it's pretty fucked up how many people would rather define her by a mistake she made in her early 20s than recognize her for the qualities I just mentioned.... Pretty god damn impressive how she was able to handle all of it with such grace and integrity. I know I wouldn't have been able to bounce back anywhere near as elegantly. oh BTW #FuckLenoStarrNewt&Clinton

  • XxXEvilLoverXxX
    XxXEvilLoverXxX 5 days ago

    That was so nice. It's rare to see someone bother to reach out to someone like Monica, and i think her commentary is so valid and enlightening, as well as inspiring. Thank you John aka Alvin

  • Vance Wallace
    Vance Wallace 5 days ago

    Hahahahaha props to whoever wrote the "Sorry mom." joke... lol

  • Thrifty Girl Treasures

    Omg John are EPIC🤣😊
    And Jay Leno is a PIG 🐽🐽oh yeah and he is NOT FUNNY either😑

  • Bea Rose
    Bea Rose 5 days ago

    I'm thinking of calling it the "Bill Clinton's Waving Dick Scandal"

  • Bea Rose
    Bea Rose 5 days ago

    Sure she messed around with a married guy. But its not her marriage, its not her responsibility. Bill was the idiotic power figure that couldn't keep his dick in his pants. No matter how tempted you are, it is never the other persons fault you had sex with them. Don't go saying she's the slut when she was in one relationship while you were in at least two! Plus lets be real, its probably not the first time.

  • John Galt's motor
    John Galt's motor 5 days ago

    John said the word pirate to someone wearing an eyepatch.

  • 21_Gun_N’_Done
    21_Gun_N’_Done 5 days ago

    CNN: this man posted a trump meme online, we will release his name publicly unless he apologizes

  • Susanna Paul
    Susanna Paul 5 days ago

    Thank you for this. As a woman just a few years older than Ms. Lewinsky, I knew exactly what it meant for a young woman to have a so-called consensual relationship with her boss, and I hated that the victim (Ms. Lewinsky) bore the brunt of the blame for this scandal. I am so inspired by her resilience and humor. And so impressed with John Oliver's humility. Great piece. Thank you so much!!

  • timmy timmytimmy
    timmy timmytimmy 6 days ago

  • Herman Wilhelm
    Herman Wilhelm 6 days ago

    She is a lovely woman. Bet Mr. Starr got his kicks, in his imagination!

  • Matthew Harris-Levesque

    Alvin Simon Theodore.
    He could definitely pull that one off.
    Just put youtube settings to 1.5X for the proof positive.

  • daisx beohfox
    daisx beohfox 6 days ago

    SooooOOOOoo Dick-structive - Monica Lewinsky. .

    Oh and the power of sucking a powerful mans dick. Makes Monica Lewinsky, still relative in 2019

  • llarry2769
    llarry2769 6 days ago

    A lesson for anyone going through that unfair moment in life. A Lewinsky Lesson in an Oliver Overture. Love it !

  • Kevin Rasmussen
    Kevin Rasmussen 6 days ago

    "...If the sound thud grew a face." Priceless.

  • Bobbie Housand
    Bobbie Housand 6 days ago

    She also had an affair with her former married high school teacher and bragged about it so her credibility was questioned. Check the net.

  • Flying Chef
    Flying Chef 6 days ago

    I just adore her (Monica)! That's a Wonder Woman. Bill should have had to endure commensurately the same results - it took two, and one was in a much bigger power position (intimidating - it's the dang pressie). I don't think his fees for his appearances are commensurate with Ms. Wonder Woman Lewinsky's! THAT is a shame, a public shame!

  • Forbidden Crystal Internet

    omfg, that interview was worse than watching Piers Morgan. Way to softball her, although what can you expect she's the anti-bullying mascot. But she then goes on to endorse some vague mob-rule system of determining and shaming individuals we 'mostly' agree are objectionable. "Oh yeah public shaming is awful and it needs to stop but we DO need some sort of mechanism to...y'know...broadcast a widely held opinion about a particular person, by scrutinizing their lives and judging their past decisions. uuuuhhhh well, not just anyone I mean just politically affiliated people...UUHHHH, I mean elected officials, specifically, of course. Just NOT ME!. Other people."

  • diaz9rox
    diaz9rox 6 days ago +1

    monica lewinsky for president???

  • Adama Koroma
    Adama Koroma 6 days ago

    Live it to fox to fuck things up for everyone 😏. They need experienced reporters not these ass kissing clowns.

  • Brett Carter
    Brett Carter 6 days ago

    Wow Monica Lewinsky has really surprised me recently. I admit I've made some jokes at her expense but anyone who could survive and endure the bullshit she did is surely a stronger person than me.

  • demonte Thompson
    demonte Thompson 7 days ago +1

    Ok so the president of the united states at that time was married, she also could have stayed out the spot light and she is not fighting for peace she is fight to be able to do a awful thing and not be judge for it or be responsible for her part. not once has she came out an apollogize for sexaul activities with a man she knew was married. I do agree that the internet doesnt let anything go but she still should know it was partially self inflicted and there is always a consequence . I have yet to see this type of segment done for people who are put in jail, lynched , and/or died by the hands of the government . she got off easy for helping to disrupt our executive branch of government.

    • TeamJella
      TeamJella 7 days ago

      In addition to what you said, she claims it was a secist attack (around 21:10). She slept with a married man, both parties were guilty, she's just a dumb slut that did something stupid and refused to own up to it.

  • Team VLCN
    Team VLCN 7 days ago

    I love John Oliver's interviews. He never looks for someone just because they're famous or controversial, but he talks to people who matter in regards to the rest of his pieces.

  • Team VLCN
    Team VLCN 7 days ago

    What does she mean by "allowed to talk to my friends."?

  • TheDubstepAddict
    TheDubstepAddict 7 days ago

    I wonder how many of the people sitting in the audience or in front of their screens rn used to slutshame and laugh at her back in the day... i wasnt alive back then, but many of you must have been.

  • Midnite Matinee
    Midnite Matinee 7 days ago

    Honestly props to Family Guy and South Park back in the day for putting the spotlight on Bill Clinton instead of Monica Lewinsky. I don't know if they did it on purpose or not but those shows' audiences were like 12-16 year olds and exposing them to the other side of the scandal really must have left an impression on a lot of kids. I know I was one of them. I seriously grew up not even knowing what Monica looked like and didn't even learn her name until I heard the famous "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky" quote from Clinton.

  • RubeeRoja
    RubeeRoja 7 days ago +1

    I just have to say, this was an amazing episode, John and crew. Thank you so much. Such a great balance of getting the punchlines in and letting the issues be heard and your guest speak her mind so poignantly. Thank you.

  • Coco Loco
    Coco Loco 7 days ago +1

    Is anyone else not able to watch any of the new videos?

  • Streuner von der blutigen Freiheit

    What a charming person this woman is. Intelligent, funny and absolutely charming.
    Thanks for giving her credit, and her fight against bullying, too.

  • pvic
    pvic 7 days ago

    hey im 22

  • Liglerian
    Liglerian 7 days ago +2

    Yup, let’s just pull up all things we find horrible from 15 in he past. So 30 years from now, we’ll have people getting mad at the fact that we used emotes, instead of whatever they will use in the future....oh god, her initials backwards hahahhahhahahaha

  • Caroline Cooke
    Caroline Cooke 7 days ago +1


  • Mahmoud Diab
    Mahmoud Diab 7 days ago +1

    Thank you Oliver. Monica is such a sweetheart.

  • Knock Out
    Knock Out 8 days ago

    Monica Lewinsky is amazing and hilarious. I have so much respect for her.

  • Samuel Robertson
    Samuel Robertson 8 days ago +4

    Great interview. I'm glad the experience didn't destroy her. Hillary didn't have to leave Bill but she definitely should have helped and supported her. The fact she didn't speaks volumes about her character.

  • BlackEpyon
    BlackEpyon 8 days ago

    Whether it's Monica Lewinski, or Stormy Daniels, I say, "who cares!?" We should not know, or care, what a man does in his private life, if he isn't hurting anybody.

    HUUUUUURRRR 8 days ago +1

    The people who destroyed Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton, are the same people who are ignoring all of the Trump scandals.

  • tomitstube
    tomitstube 9 days ago +1

    the same shit for brains conservatives who were "morally outraged" by the clinton/lewinski affair defend donald trump. and most of them are evangelicals. which just goes to show you that religion and right wingers are complete hypocrites, and that religion has NOTHING to do with morality.

  • tomitstube
    tomitstube 9 days ago +1

    jay leno deserved that, a right winger who literally made a living telling clinton/lewinski sex jokes. it was almost every night. and george w. bush getting selected by the supreme court didn't stop him, you thought well he'll stop with the clinton/lewinski jokes. nope, kept doing them until he retired. what a fucking hack.

  • Azrael2812
    Azrael2812 9 days ago +1

    I had heard about Lewinski and some of the jokes like "oral office" but tbh, as a non-american, I couldn't even pretend to care. I felt like if anyone should have been held to a higher standard, it should be Clinton but it's not the type of story that I would be interested in anyways. However now, watching this interview, I'm starting to like and sympathise with her. She seems bright and friendly. I'm glad she managed to turn her experience into character strength instead of letting it destroy her.

  • jake
    jake 9 days ago

    It's not really fair to call it slut shaming. Being slutty and being a homewrecker are two different things.

  • E S
    E S 9 days ago

    Public shaming like how everyone does to the president every single day

    • Nicholas Farrell
      Nicholas Farrell 8 days ago

      @E S because I have no reason to justify my actions to you or anyone else.

    • E S
      E S 8 days ago

      Nicholas Farrell why did you put president in quotations? He is the president. Whether you like it or not.

    • Nicholas Farrell
      Nicholas Farrell 8 days ago

      E S like how the "president" does to everyone every single day.
      Fixed it for ya, no need to thank me.

  • Edwin Davies
    Edwin Davies 9 days ago +1

    The problem is that it isn't public shaming. It is public destruction. We aren't teaching people lessons in hopes they get better. We are deleting them from our brains. Sadly, one very important word no longer has any meaning: "redemption".

  • Jeremy Craft
    Jeremy Craft 9 days ago +1

    She was beautiful then.. and now.

  • Paulo Craice
    Paulo Craice 9 days ago

    I dont really care about school. The USA motto since the 2000...

  • Birol eroglu
    Birol eroglu 9 days ago

    she was a spy of mossad . no one collects samples of there blow jobs. but she did. only for dna verification. so dont vaste your your pitty to her

  • Mehrdad Parthian
    Mehrdad Parthian 9 days ago

    monica lewinsky has a very likeable personality to be honest... i've never saw her before and only knew her by the infamous coverage of the bill clinton scandal...
    but she clearly is a mature and powerful woman now , no matter what mistakes she made before... the most important of which was making out with the worst douche bag ever in the history of US !

  • Dan Bouchard
    Dan Bouchard 10 days ago

    She should have just swallowed and Clinton should have bought her a new dress.Nothing compared to the Kennedy's and Marylin Monroe.All girls monica lewinsky, treat them right or you will be bobbit!!

  • winona hollingsworth
    winona hollingsworth 10 days ago +3

    She so stunning , not to focus on her vanity

  • mildheadwound
    mildheadwound 10 days ago

    She blew a married man, took down the president of the United States, and saved his spooge for blackmail purposes. She is no hero.

  • Remy N.
    Remy N. 10 days ago

    How did the media even catch wind of the aunt who was suing her nephew? I would have sued them back for lost wages. If her insurance didn't cover her injuries and the parents were fine with her using the home owners insurance to cover the rest so why the hell was this a problem to begin with, that is what home owners insurance is there for. This is when I lose respect for the media, learn the story before putting someone, especially a private citizen on blast. SMH. As for Monica I did feel that she got the worst of it and Bill got off very lightly, but even someone with half a brain would know how dangerous a position she got herself into, I mean the POTUS. If anything her story is now the ultimate cautionary tale to people who can find themselves in similar situations and for them to ask themselves, is this really worth it? Decisions have consequences, are you prepared for the fallout if the worst should happen???? Monica was railroaded, but I am truly surprised she survived this. She is forever stuck with this image but she is making it work, I have to hand it to her, she is strong.

  • Dillon Keller
    Dillon Keller 10 days ago +8

    "they care more about filling time than saying things that are true" pretty much every 24/7 news channel

  • Bryant Standifer
    Bryant Standifer 10 days ago

    Is it me, or is Monica Lewinski a pretty lady?

  • Potter Seven
    Potter Seven 10 days ago


  • Sandra Hanneman
    Sandra Hanneman 10 days ago +2

    Go Monica! You’re beautiful and an inspiration! Thank you.

  • Little Helper
    Little Helper 10 days ago

    Olover with the romanian spy Lewinski as ä proof the shaming should stop. At least we know what side he took.

  • Luis B
    Luis B 11 days ago


  • AbstractAudition
    AbstractAudition 11 days ago +1

    Tucker looks like a face was badly CGI'd onto a thumb with some dog hair stuck under the nail.

  • Haley Gilmour
    Haley Gilmour 11 days ago

    The 22 year olds that don't openly acknowledge that they're some degree of idiot, probably don't watch your show

  • Marq Hill
    Marq Hill 11 days ago

    What the fuck is going on. Literally every fucking news video I watch is fucking redirecting me to fucking John Oliver. Jesus fucking Christ USclip get your shit together.

  • Michael Orwig
    Michael Orwig 11 days ago

    Never thought she was this amazing, smart, beautiful person. I love you, Monica. Sorry for the jokes....I WAS 10.

  • Riley Moore
    Riley Moore 11 days ago +12

    balance the hors d'oeuvres plate on the wine glass John, duh

  • Chrome
    Chrome 11 days ago

    I forgot about this. Gents are yall fuckin retarded? She sucked some dick and the response was to shame her? I woulda been out there defending hard if I wasn't like 10-ish back then. Last I checked, head is awesome and she deserves an award for most high powered bj of the last millenium.

  • Jeremy Colli
    Jeremy Colli 11 days ago +1

    Monica Lewinsky is a really lovely woman. That interview was so nice.

  • Alexzandro Rivera
    Alexzandro Rivera 11 days ago

    Also, about Monica Lewinsky, public shaming was not even on the radar after 1 week. She was publicly executed with more than just public shaming. Capitalism had a big row, and maybe Hilary.

  • Alexzandro Rivera
    Alexzandro Rivera 11 days ago

    Completely disagree with the notation that good can spawn out of public shaming. Public shaming is based off opinions that we choose to be facts, where facts have substance from scientists and the public involvement. Public shaming is just bullying because you cannot get your way, and anything that involves bullying is wrong no matter how right you are in that issue. Darkness in Ignorance is lit by education and should not be delivered with shaming others. It is done by helping others to accept a fact through tolerance. When someone changes their view through there prerogative and willingness, it's meaningful and long lasting. Public shaming is childish and the results are temporary.

  • E Boogie
    E Boogie 11 days ago

    I never understood why they used to get on her about her looks. I would of smashed that in a heartbeat.