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John Oliver does epic send-off for Fox News host Shep Smith: ‘You were always too weird for where you worked’

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“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver issued a hilarious send-off to Fox News’ Shep Smith, who abruptly left the network after his show Friday.

Oliver compiled a super-cut of the former host specifically focusing on the ways that Smith brought a little bit of weirdness to the Fox News network.

During the solar eclipse this year, Smith cheered on “the total eclipse of the sun,” a take-off of the popular karaoke tune, “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” Smith noted that if he put his cell phone in the way and took a picture with another camera, he’d have a “total eclipse of his phone.”

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One of Smith’s greatest fascinations, however, was the HBO show “True Blood,” which likely scored millions in free advertising off of Smith’s dedicated fandom. He frequently urged guests to DVR the show.

You can see a few more of Smith’s weirdness in the tribue video below:

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Shifty Adam Schiff will only release doctored transcripts. We haven’t even seen the documents and are restricted from (get this) having a lawyer. Republicans should put out their own transcripts! Schiff must testify as to why he MADE UP a statement from me, and read it to all!

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Kelly shot back at Haley on Monday, essentially saying it was above her pay grade.

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