The Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are the latest team to be at the center of a controversy surrounding pay and standards. The most unusual part of this particular situation is the revealing of a “jiggle test” cheerleaders were subjected to.
“One week prior to the game, we were to dress in our uniforms and stand before our coach, who had a clipboard in her hand, and we had to face forward, turn around, face back to the front and do about 10 jumping jacks. And from there, she would write down on her notepad what parts of our bodies jiggled,” a former cheerleader said, via the Huffington Post.
They would then receive an e-mail telling them what body parts needed to be addressed and three check marks meant they weren’t going to be performing for the next game. Well Daily Show alum John Oliver has a new show on HBO called Last Week Tonight premiered on Sunday, and Oliver took on this latest controversy in a segment of edited clips down in an NFL Films style video. Oliver got the show after a successful stint filling in for Jon Steward while he was working on a movie.