John Oliver is shaming Hollywood for its hypocritical response to Harvey Weinstein -- from influential individuals who protected the disgraced movie producer to the entire Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is the organization behind the Oscars.
At least 25 women have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct within the last two weeks; one of whom -- actress Angie Everhart -- told TMZ the mogul broke into her room and masturbated in front of her while she was sleeping on a boat at the Cannes Film Festival over a decade ago. Everhart said when she reported the news to "everyone," the response was an overwhelming, "'Oh, that's just Harvey.'"
"What the f-ck?!" Oliver said on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight." "So everyone knew, and they just went with it. 'Oh, yeah, Harvey's gonna burst into your room and masturbate. That's just Harvey.' He's like a sex-criminal version of the Kool-Aid man."
"Excuse me?!" Oliver said. "1.) That is absolutely appalling, and 2.) How would Donna Karan know how women are dressing right now? It's not 1993."
The comedian also pointed the finger at the Academy for its removal of Weinstein from its 54-member board of governors, which still includes scandal-ridden stars Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby and Mel Gibson.
In a statement made Saturday, the board said, "We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not merit the respect of his colleagues but also to send a message that the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior and workplace harassment in our industry is over."
"Yes, finally, the group that counts among its current members Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby and Mel Gibson has found the one guy who treated women badly and kicked him out," Oliver said sarcastically. "So congratulations, Hollywood, see you at the next Oscars, where -- and this is true -- Casey Affleck will be presenting Best Actress."