John Oliver didn’t hold back when it came to the backstage reality of professional wrestling, in particular, the WWE.
The feature focussed mostly on how it’s possible that the WWE have been able to independently contract all of it’s wrestlers, even though they should legally be classed as official employees.
This is in no way a recent development, as the media had questioned Vince on his methods of employment back in 2003. A rather irritable McMahon responded to the interviewer by slapping his papers out of his hands.
The full segment from Last Week Tonight can be watched below: