On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Oliver took aim at the royal wedding and the exhaustive media coverage of it. As far as the media was concerned, Oliver focused on Gayle King of CBS This Morning and her many tangents, including one of which that was about one of the more memorable parts of the last royal wedding when Prince William married Kate Middleton.
“Pippa (Middleton) got a lot of attention because everyone was raving about her bottom, and I thought, ’Is that a big bottom? I don't think so.’ She got a lot of attention for her bottom that people thought was perfection,” King said. “Guess that's a matter of opinion. I've seen some big bottoms. I didn't think that was one, but okay.”
Oliver couldn’t have agreed more with King, saying, “That's fair. We British people are not exactly known for our taste in butts. The actual Sir Mix-a-Lot was a 16th-century nobleman, so inbred that when a girl walked in with an itty-bitty waist and a round thing in his face, he just sneezed out of his elbow and died.”
Oliver also had an opinion about Bishop Michael Curry’s impassioned sermon about love, saying that was the wrong room because the royal family has been so repressed. In fact Oliver made an analogy that only John Oliver could make. “Talking to the queen about love is like talking to her about the transformative power of the Taco Bell $5 Chalupa Cravings Box,” Oliver said.