John Oliver is not happy about Jamie Dornan's casting as Christian Grey in the upcoming movie "Fifty Shades of Grey," but rather than wait until his HBO show, "Last Week Tonight," returns Feb. 8, Oliver released another YouTube exclusive.
Dornan, like Oliver, is from the UK, but most would agree that Dornan is closer to the, as author E.L. James wrote, "epitome of male beauty" than Oliver.
Unfortunately, Oliver disagrees with what he sees as unimaginative Hollywood casting. And he even claims to have begun a social media campaign "#NotMyChristian," which he admits has been misinterpreted by some.
"They found an actor who specializes in handsome," Oliver said. "And I guess what I'm driving at is it hurts not to have been asked."
Yes, the movie has already been shot and edited, and is poised for release.
But nevermind, he went ahead and offered up his own interpretation of the character, a successful businessman with a taste for bondage in the bedroom.
So how did Oliver do? We leave it up to you to decide.
But Oliver isn't going to just leave it at that. He also handcuffed himself to his seat until the day they cast him in the sequel.
We think he'll still be there when the show returns in two weeks.
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