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This Major Celebrity Wants John Oliver’s ‘Donald Drumpf’ Hat — for Free

"If he puts that hat on in public, we're going to need more hats"

John Oliver appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Monday night to discuss a topic that until very recently he “did not give a damn about” — Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

On Last Week Tonight several weeks ago, Oliver delivered a blistering 20-minute screed on the candidate he denounced as “America’s back mole.” Oliver attributed Trump’s success to the phonetic force of his last name, and encouraged voters to re-evaluate the business mogul by his ancestral name: Drumpf.

On Monday night, Oliver told Colbert that the hats he made with the refashioned campaign slogan — “Make Donald Drumpf Again” — sold out rapidly, and that even Jay-Z’s management had called Oliver’s people to see if the artist could get a hat, for free.

“I did say to be careful, because if he puts that hat on in public, we’re going to need more hats,” Oliver said. “And if his wife [Beyoncé] puts that hat on in public, we are no longer a TV show. We’re a hat-manufacturing company.”

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