Prior to airing, WWE responded to his producers refuting every point in his one-sided presentation.
"John Oliver simply ignored the facts", the statement continued. The company said it has "longstanding Talent Wellness program".
On Sunday night, John Oliver did not hold back with his takedown of WWE boss Vince McMahon and the working conditions and treatment of the wrestlers in the organization on HBO's Last Week Tonight. For those who missed the piece (which I covered earlier today), you can check out the footage below.
Oliver then closed by that WWE do occasionally do the right thing, mentioning this year's women's WrestleMania event, but concluded with a sarcastic promo on health insurance.
Original: With WrestleMania 35 taking place on April 7, John Oliver saw no better time than now to take on the WWE for what he argued was a lack of concern over the wrestlers' health and long-term healthcare.
"While the character Vince is an assh*le, it's important to know that the real Vince is also an assh*le", John said (h/t The Hollywood Reporter). Despite the fact that wrestlers have to sign exclusive contracts with WWE, they are still classified as "independent contractors" rather than "employees". Oliver's report contained past interviews with several former WWE talents, including Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Bret Hart, CM Punk and Jesse Ventura.
More details from the episode can be found at Fox News and Pro Wrestling Sheet, but to say the content that Oliver has provided has been noted would be an understatement.
Oliver, a long-time wrestling fan, ripped WWE and Vince McMahon for how they have treated their wrestlers. "And when you've lost the moral high ground to the fucking National Football League, you're morally subterranean".
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Lyft share began trading on Friday morning at $87.24 on the Nasdaq, but later shaved off some of the gains to close at $78.29. The company has filed the paperwork, joining Pinterest , Slack , and other tech companies looking to go public.
Another interesting thing is that the folded screens at the back are still lit but only the front display is seen functional. In other news, Let's Go Digital [ translated ] has dug up patent filings by Samsung for a similar double-folding display.
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UK’s May risks "total collapse"of government in Brexit impasse"
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NCAA 2019: MI vs. Texas Tech Recap
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