‘Last Week with John Oliver’ Re-imagines Nintendo with Gay Characters
Princess Peach and Princess Zelda about to have sex with each other? Sadly, that’s not such a far-fetched notion after the May 18 episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.”
Sunday was the 10-year anniversary of the legalization of
same-sex marriage in
From there, a video game simulation shows Mario and Link from “Legend of Zelda” embracing and kissing, Princess Zelda and Princess Peach kissing on a bed horizontal, Yoshi and Toad getting married, and Bowzer mourning the death of his partner Donkey Kong. Oliver praised the pensions and death benefits the gay cartoon characters would receive because they were now allowed to be married.
Sometimes, only absurd comedy can explain where we’re headed.
— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.