John Oliver Calls Out Reporters Backstage at the Emmys (Watch)

Stuart Oldham

Backstage at the 68th Emmy Awards, HBO’s John Oliver referred to a reporter as “Dad” for asking the late-night host about his responsibilities, while others were chided for inquiries about Donald Trump.

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Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” won the award for Variety Talk Series, besting late-night competitors such as Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and James Corden.

Earlier, British comedian and former “Daily Show” correspondent had also been asked by a reporter about whether he felt responsible for the rise of Donald Trump (See below).

Another reporter from Australia was called out by the late-night host for bashing Trump.


However, Oliver said his biggest disappointment of the night was not sitting Beyonce, who was a no-show at the Emmys.

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