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John Oliver Opens Up About Confronting Dustin Hoffman: ‘I Was Surprised That He Showed Up’

Photo illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast When Last Week Tonight host John Oliver interrogated Dustin Hoffman in December about sexual misconduct allegations that were made against him, the exchange lasted an excruciating 20 minutes as Hoffman haughtily dismissed the relevance of the questions at a Q&A celebrating the anniversary of Wag the Dog. Was Oliver surprised by Hoffman’s reaction? “I was surprised that he showed up in the first place,” Oliver says, speaking to a small room of press promoting the fifth season of Last Week Tonight, which launches Sunday night on HBO.
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