Adam Driver has confronted John Oliver over his “deeply bizarre” obsession with the Star Wars actor.
All through the newest season of Oliver’s present Final Week Tonight, the host has shared masochistic fantasies about Driver, asking him to “crush my rib cage, you load-bearing behemoth” and “choke slam me to hell, you nasty shed”.
Through the present’s season seven finale on Sunday (November 15), Driver FaceTimed Oliver to debate the obsession and the way it’s led to “individuals stopping [Driver] on the road.”
Within the interview, Driver mentioned the “deeply bizarre” obsession, saying: “Once you first began doing [this bit], it was straightforward for me to shrug it off.” Oliver then interrupted: “Particularly with these shoulders, I guess… Guess you may shrug an entire planet with these meat peaks.”
Driver then headed via an inventory of all of the masochistic calls for Oliver has made throughout the newest season of his present.
“Do you realise, over this previous yr, what you’ve requested me to do to you?” he stated. “Collapse in your chest. Tie your fingers in a sq. knot. Step in your throat. Shatter your knees. Pull your coronary heart out via your ear.
“What’s incorrect with you? You realise we’re strangers, proper? I don’t know you. And now random individuals on the web ‘stan’ us, claiming that you simply ‘thirsting’ over me is ‘a temper’. I’m sick of individuals stopping me on the road and asking me if I’m going to punch a gap in you want a Marriage Story wall.”
This led Oliver to vow to cease his obsession, and apologise for “having some bizarre enjoyable”.
“I’m really, really sorry,” he stated. “Take into account this bit over. It’s executed.”
Elsewhere within the present, John Oliver told 2020 to “get fucked”, noting the deaths of Chadwick Boseman, John Lewis and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in addition to movies of police brutality within the wake of George Floyd’s loss of life.
“2020 was completely horrible and I actually hope subsequent yr goes to be higher, however the reality is [that] what occurs subsequent is as much as all of us,” he stated.