Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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  • Published: 12 August 2019
  • John Oliver takes a look at the president of Turkmenistan, a dangerous autocrat with some notably strange obsessions.

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  • SwagHags69
    SwagHags69  46 minutes back

    You didn't include the clip of him singing "Goodbye Horses" while he takes his shirt off and applies lipstick.

    • Yeet Man
      Yeet Man  13 hours back

      10:21

      • Yeet Man
        Yeet Man  13 hours back

        Hbo executive: Where’d all that money go?

        John: **silently panicking** y’all like cake?

        • Aidah Di Leoni
          Aidah Di Leoni  21 hours back

          The cake is wonderful. What a great ending. I’m surprised Trump🤥hasn’t caught onto this Guinness world record gimmick. He could win by having them count all of the lies he has told since the beginning of his campaign through his presidency and so on and so on and so on. 🤥

          • Big Creme
            Big Creme  1 days back

            I really dislike this guy and his show. But that was pure genius.

            • Arthur Le Toquin
              Arthur Le Toquin  1 days back

              You could have added several banned things in Turkmenistan such as:
              -Black cars
              -Long hairs (for mens)
              -Gold teeths
              -Violence & sexe on TV
              -Driving for women
              -Bikinis

              • Maciek Ryba
                Maciek Ryba  2 days back

                Fucking funny american cocksuckers , fucking shit sponsored by ms..........

                • Alif Nurfakhri
                  Alif Nurfakhri  2 days back

                  Probably one of the biggest flex on live tv in history

                  • Advocatus Diaboli
                    Advocatus Diaboli  2 days back

                    Thank you! Now I know a country called Turkmenistan exists.

                    • Michael Mendiola
                      Michael Mendiola  2 days back

                      He's right, those horses look JRHNBR

                      • rgderen88
                        rgderen88  2 days back

                        8:10 John Oliver is a furry confirmed

                        • Jose Burgara
                          Jose Burgara  3 days back

                          Those targets are literally just Uncle Sams

                          • Honkin' Bubba Fulton
                            Honkin' Bubba Fulton  4 days back

                            How did they get that cake in there?

                            • Joe
                              Joe  4 days back

                              Just curious, who looks at this as a name for their kid and thinks, "yeah, that will make him popular." Then again, he basically owns a country and I don't so....

                              • verner5196
                                verner5196  4 days back

                                How about have a largest human- horse intercourse and send an RSVP. Ask him if he going to bring his own horse?

                                • Daniel Morris
                                  Daniel Morris  4 days back

                                  Obama: [does anything]
                                  American Republicans: "Obama's a dictator!!"
                                  Trump: [does anything]
                                  American Democrats: "Trump's a dictator!!"
                                  Actual dictators: [commit unspeakable crimes against humanity]
                                  Americans: "Wait, who's that again?"

                                  • RamboRamboRambo
                                    RamboRamboRambo  4 days back

                                    One of the women laughing sounds like the lady from Jaselnik standup show

                                    • Mega Rayquaza911
                                      Mega Rayquaza911  4 days back

                                      Fuck GWR

                                      • Paul TheSkeptic
                                        Paul TheSkeptic  4 days back

                                        John Oliver you're disgusting. You make it sound so cheap and tawdry. It wasn't like that. I... I mean he, bought her some lovely oats, only the best, we had a lovely ride in the moonlight, I slipped off her saddle before finally... heaven. It was completely consensual of course. It was beautiful and you're sick.

                                        • Anne Homann
                                          Anne Homann  4 days back

                                          The only news show that i can always expect to do such ridiculous yet awesome and gunny things😂

                                          • Kellan Borgstrom
                                            Kellan Borgstrom  5 days back

                                            Yeah, that guy is DEFINITELY a clopper.
                                            If you dont know what that is, dont look it up, you'll keep your sanity.

                                            • Jed Olson
                                              Jed Olson  5 days back

                                              who else clicked just to see what the title meant

                                              • Montesama314
                                                Montesama314  5 days back

                                                "I'm not a 9 year old about to testify in family court; why should I give a shit about the Guinness Book of World Records?"

                                                • Montesama314
                                                  Montesama314  5 days back

                                                  It's pretty telling that every authoritarian on the planet seems to be an insecure flabby old man.

                                                  • Sapphire Riddles
                                                    Sapphire Riddles  5 days back

                                                    What im hearing here is that Turkmenistan would definitely lose a battle if their opponent used the legendary literal Trojan horse

                                                    • DjMaffi
                                                      DjMaffi  5 days back

                                                      1:35 did Dom Mazzetti write this segment?

                                                      • papagena589
                                                        papagena589  5 days back

                                                        Re: the horse obsession. I guess it is in the culture of central Asian men, remember they had a long relation with the nomadic/Mongolian tribes of central asia. After reading a lot about central Asia and Mongol history, I only started to understand how important horses have been in their traditional way of life. That kind of obsession can only show how much Genghis Khan's legacy influenced the region and the culture, and how 'medieval' it all seems up until quite recently...

                                                        • Sydney Slaughter
                                                          Sydney Slaughter  5 days back

                                                          Obviously G.B. has just never graduated out of his teenage-girl-horse-phase. Odd, but there’s nothing wrong with that.

                                                          • Evan Doyle
                                                            Evan Doyle  5 days back

                                                            Welp...someone grew up on Monty Python. Heh heh heh...this bit was genius.

                                                            • kluangh1tam
                                                              kluangh1tam  5 days back

                                                              It was really the icing of the cake moment. Literally. Icings, cake.. all that shit..

                                                              • Kris Doyle
                                                                Kris Doyle  5 days back

                                                                This is actually one of my favorite episodes. Incredibly entertaining.

                                                                • Grayson Tartt
                                                                  Grayson Tartt  6 days back

                                                                  I’d watch Last Steed Tonight starring John Oliver The Horse

                                                                  • UrpleSquirrel
                                                                    UrpleSquirrel  6 days back

                                                                    At first I reacted to John saying Berdimuhamedov likes horses to a weird degree by thinking "But it's the middle east, that's like saying a guy from Texas likes pickup trucks to a weird degree" and then we got a little farther.


                                                                    Yeah, that guy is *too* into horses.

                                                                    • Eric Smith
                                                                      Eric Smith  6 days back

                                                                      Is it weird to be in love with someone stictly for their comedic prowess? Because I am, and I'm a straight male. Idk how to feel.

                                                                      • mendali
                                                                        mendali  6 days back

                                                                        was the cake good tho?

                                                                        • Kyle W.
                                                                          Kyle W.  7 days back

                                                                          A French AA meeting Damn that's the smokiest place I could ever imagine

                                                                          • Kyle W.
                                                                            Kyle W.  7 days back

                                                                            4:11 no bullet holes hahaha

                                                                            • Morilin
                                                                              Morilin  1 weeks back

                                                                              Every single time I think you guys spent a ridiculous amount of money to do something hilariously stupid; you go out and break something else out even better.
                                                                              Slow clap John. Slow clap dude.
                                                                              You're awesome.

                                                                              • kuroro
                                                                                kuroro  1 weeks back

                                                                                Q: Why on earth is John Oliver pretending to give a shit about Turkmenistan?

                                                                                A: "The United States and Turkmenistan continue to disagree about the latter country's path toward democratic and economic reform. The United States has publicly advocated industrial privatization, market liberalization, and fiscal reform, as well as legal and regulatory reforms to open up the economy to foreign trade and investment, as the best way to achieve prosperity and true independence and sovereignty.

                                                                                Turkmenistan has an embassy in Washington, D.C.
                                                                                The United States embassy, USAID, and the Peace Corps are located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan."
                                                                                https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Turkmenistan

                                                                                • Justin
                                                                                  Justin  1 weeks back

                                                                                  I don't know who loves horses more? Berdimuhamedov or Tina Belcher?

                                                                                  • Justin
                                                                                    Justin  5 days back

                                                                                    Well Tina does dream about them and has an imaginary one as a friend

                                                                                  • Cvetochek Cvetnikov
                                                                                    Cvetochek Cvetnikov  5 days back

                                                                                    Stupid question..Berdimuhamedov of course

                                                                                • Jayne Strange
                                                                                  Jayne Strange  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Who else think John Oliver could out-lift Berdimuhamedov?

                                                                                  • regina jerusalemsky
                                                                                    regina jerusalemsky  1 weeks back

                                                                                    And THAT IS ALL FOLKS!!..and that's all..too bad that that's not "all..and done.." for America..say..why was Clinton EMPEACHED again..?

                                                                                    • No
                                                                                      No  1 weeks back

                                                                                      You also forgot this show as one of the worst things in this world.

                                                                                      • twfchamp02
                                                                                        twfchamp02  1 weeks back

                                                                                        I roared when he asked,” Who wants some fucking cake?”
                                                                                        Then seeing that cake. Bravo John.
                                                                                        Bravo.

                                                                                        • The Crow
                                                                                          The Crow  1 weeks back

                                                                                          I really want to see the recording when they submit their budget request

                                                                                          • skrahnha
                                                                                            skrahnha  1 weeks back

                                                                                            this guy is literally a Tropico game. there is a level where you have to collect a bunch of world records

                                                                                            • Hilfigertout
                                                                                              Hilfigertout  1 weeks back

                                                                                              “The world's largest marble cake was made for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, for an episode on Turkmenistan's authoritarian president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. It is a at 600 sq/ft cake featuring an edible image of Berdimuhamedow falling off a horse, with a marble-textured frame and red trimmings. According to Oliver, Guinness World Records, which was criticized in the episode for its relations with authoritarian regimes, refused to certify the record unless the show signed a contract prohibiting it from criticizing the company. The cake was presented on 11 August 2019 and shared with the show's audience, with the remains going to City Harvest.”

                                                                                              -Wikipedia’s article on “Marble Cake.”

                                                                                              • John Buying
                                                                                                John Buying  1 weeks back

                                                                                                I worked in Turkmenistan, everybody thinks they are in the 2%