John Oliver dumped on the mistaken Connecticut city.
The British comic took the piss out of Danbury on his HBO present final week — so officers are naming the native sewage plant after him.
“We’re going to rename it the John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant,” Mayor Mark Boughton mentioned Saturday in a Fb video.
“Why? As a result of it’s stuffed with crap identical to you, John.”
The transfer comes after the Aug. 16 episode of “Final Week Tonight with John Oliver” wherein the host explored the racial disparities within the jury choice course of, citing issues in a couple of Connecticut cities.
He then randomly introduced up Danbury, saying: “If you will neglect a city in Connecticut, why not neglect Danbury as a result of — and that is true — f–ok Danbury.”
Oliver then famous the city’s “charming railway museum” and its “historic Hearthstone Citadel” — earlier than elevating a stink.
“Danbury Connecticut can eat my entire a—,” Oliver mentioned.
He continued: “I do know precisely three issues about Danbury, USA Immediately ranked it the second-best metropolis to stay in in 2015, it was as soon as the middle of the American hat trade.”
“And for those who’re from there, you’ve a standing invite to return get a thrashing from John Oliver — youngsters included — f–ok you.”
It’s unclear what prompted Oliver to go off on Danbury.
The host additionally ripped Boughton and different American mayors in 2017 over movies they made making an attempt to attract Amazon to their cities.
In his new video, Boughton tried to wipe the smile off Oliver’s face, saying: “And, oh by the way in which… We did get Amazon right here in Danbury.”
With Put up wires