Danbury, Connecticut will name sewage plant after John Oliver The public side of it is that basically Oliver randomly started talking shit about Danbury, possibly because it came up in the news for some reason, and that started the twitter/show feud that ended with Oliver donating a bunch of money to local charities, and the city naming the wastewater plant after him. John Oliver has upped the stakes in his spat with the Connecticut town of Danbury, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials there make good on a … Our saga has all led to this. John Oliver has now had a sewer plant named after him, to add to his long list of achievements. On Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, Danbury… The dust storm began on the Aug. 16 episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” in which the eponymous host offered a segment highlighting problems with the jury selection system. John Oliver recaps last week’s SCOTUS hearings and town halls — and actually visits Danbury, Connecticut By Shannon Larson Globe Correspondent, Updated October 19, … ROUND 3: Oliver responds in his Aug. 30 episode: “Danbury, as one, has risen up and fought back magnificently.” In addition to the Boughton video, Oliver shows clips of 8-year-old city resident Caio P. Leaf and the Danbury Hat Tricks hockey team giving him the business. F**k you.” DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Danbury’s City Council will vote Thursday night on renaming the sewage treatment plant after HBO “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver. The feud between Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver took a turn late Sunday when Oliver said on his program he would give $55,000 to … He came to wider attention for his work in the US on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. John Oliver on an August episode of "Last Week Tonight." It wasn’t until a recent John Oliver episode, though, that Mr. Pringles suddenly appeared suspicious, on account of the TV host pointing out that he apparently has no body. DANBURY – John Oliver has asked Mayor Mark Boughton to follow up on his joke to rename a city wastewater treatment plant after the comedian. On Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, Danbury, Conn., Mayor Mark Boughton announced a tongue-in-cheek move posted on his Facebook page to rename Danbury's local sewage treatment plant after Oliver following the comedian's expletive-filled rant about the city. Oliver and the city of Danbury, Connecticut, have been going back-and … To protect himself from the coronavirus, HBO comedian John Oliver dressed in a plastic suit on his secret visit to Danbury to cut the ribbon on the "John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant." “Because, and this is true, f--- Danbury.” John Oliver performs at the 13th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2019. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced that comic John Oliver has agreed to visit the city for a ceremony that names a sewage treatment facility … Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian in the United Kingdom. The episode ended on a lighter note, with Oliver revisiting his mock-feud with the city of Danbury, Connecticut. On Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver said he would donate $ 55,000 to Danbury area charities, including $ 25,000 to the Connecticut Food Bank, … Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has been randomly “feuding” with Danbury, Connecticut, a city of about 80,000 people. This video frame grab shows John Oliver from his "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" program on HBO, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Last Week Tonight host John Oliver talks about winning his fifth consecutive Emmy and also reflects on his feud with Danbury. A few weeks back, Oliver spent part of two episodes … This video frame grab shows John Oliver from his "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" program on HBO, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. During the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver unpacked the racial disparities that come with the jury selection process in … John Oliver on “Last Week Tonight” Tells Danbury: Rename Sewage Plant for $ 55,000 Donation. Boughton in his 10th term as mayor, the longest tenure in Danbury’s history, tangled with John Oliver earlier this year over the comedian’s expletive-filled rant against the city on his HBO show. (AP) A back-and-forth joke barrage between John Oliver and a Connecticut mayor could lead … https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/24/entertainment/danbury-john-oliver-trnd This all … ... Because it's full of crap just like you, John." John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is a British comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. “My opinion of the city has now changed.” John Oliver is daring the town of Danbury, Connecticut to actually go through with naming their sewage plant after him -- and he's willing to pay for it. I know exactly three things about Danbury: USA Today ranked it the second best city to live in in 2015, it was once the center of the American hat industry and if you’re from there, you got a standing invite to come get a thrashing from John Oliver, children included. John Oliver featured our own Casey Bryant and the Danbury Hat Tricks on Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight on HBO! The new name comes after the August 16 episode of HBO´s 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver', in which he mocked the town during a segment exploring racial disparities in …