John Oliver Bashes the U.K. After 'Brexit' Vote: 'There Are No F***ing Do-Overs'
John Oliver has let it rip after the shocking Brexit vote in his homeland.
The British comedian blasted his fellow U.K. residents, who are now afflicted with buyer's remorse, on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight.
The host began his episode saying: "The United Kingdom, a place whose very name after this week's events is beginning to sound a bit sarcastic."
Nearly 4 million people have signed an online petition asking for a do-over and Oliver took aim at those that voted to leave the EU as well as the Brexit leaders, Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage.
“You might think,' Well that is not going to happen to us in America," he said.
And as an image of Donald Trump flashed across the screen, he added: "We're not going to listen to some ridiculously haired buffoon peddling lies and nativism in the hopes of riding a protest vote in power.' Well, let Britain tell you it can happen. And when it does, there are no f***ing do-overs."
Many of Britain’s biggest names have come forward to bash the referendum result.
At the Glastonbury music festival in England over the weekend, Adele said: “It’s a bit weird the stuff that’s going on at the moment.”
Fans began to boo, in which the “Hello” singer responded: "I'll have no f***ing booing at my show. After what went on the other day, are you mad?"
Coldplay headlined Sunday night’s set where singer Chris Martin said he has seen “the collapse of a country, everything.”
During his performance with The Syrian National Orchestra, Gorillaz and Blur frontman Damon Albarn announced to the crowd: "Democracy has failed us."
The festival organizers even passed out fliers saying: “We’ll miss you a lot, our little mate the EU.”
Within minutes of the opening bell on Wall Street Monday, the Dow Jones was down nearly 200 points as a continued result of the referendum.