Even Pence's Daughter Bought John Oliver's Bunny Book

'A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo' is No. 1 on Amazon
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 21, 2018 6:50 PM CDT
John Oliver's Bunny Book Bests Pence's Bunny Book
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, holding their pet rabbit Marlon Bundo, now best known as the main character of a book written to annoy Mike Pence.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

One book about Marlon Bundo is the top-seller on Amazon, and it's not the one written by the family that actually owns the pet bunny. NBC News reports A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, John Oliver's parody of children's book Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of a Vice President, has risen to No. 1 on Amazon. It sold over 180,000 copies after being announced on Last Week Tonight on Sunday, according to Variety. The latter book—which was written and illustrated by Vice President Mike Pence's daughter and wife—was only at No. 11. Oliver released his book, in which the Pence family pet falls in love with a male rabbit, to draw attention to Pence's anti-LGBTQ beliefs and raise money for LGBTQ causes. There doesn't seem to be any hard feelings with the Pence family, as the Hill reports daughter Charlotte was one of the thousands who bought a copy of Oliver's book. (More John Oliver stories.)

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