John Oliver Mocks Liz Truss Over Undeleted Tweet Mourning Sex Offender Jimmy Savile

john oliver mocked Liz Truss, who is currently in a race to change boris johnson As Britain’s prime minister, in Sunday night’s episode hbo max‘s last week tonight Sex offenders mourning a tweet Jimmy Savile,

“Truss has a real habit of making bad decisions and then sticking to them,” Oliver said. “Exemplified by the fact that this tweet paying tribute to Jimmy Savile, who turned out to be a monstrous pedophile, has not been removed even after 11 years.”

Truss tweeted on October 29, 2022, following Savile’s death, two days before his 85th birthday: “See Jimmy Savile at Flying Pizza on Street Lane, Roundhay. Always in good spirits. Tearing”

Savile was a TV personality who hosted the BBC series top of the Popsa British music chart series, and Jim will fix it, A show in which Savile fulfills the wishes of children. A year after his death, a documentary looked at allegations of sexual abuse claims made against Saville and anyone who helped keep the crimes quiet. Scotland Yard launched its own criminal investigation which confirmed that Saville sexually assaulted staff and patients at 28 hospitals, aged between 5 and 75, over 6 decades.

Oliver also scoffed at a far less controversial post where Truss typed her name and nothing like “she was searching for her name,” she said with a laugh.

His rival Rishi Sunak did a little better. The Last Week Tonight The host teases Sunak for waving his arms as he speaks. He later joked that Sunak “should have put some puppets on him.”

Truss currently has an edge against Sunak ahead of the final vote due on 5 September. Johnson was forced to resign on 7 July amid the scandal.