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Kimmel Gives His Take on Best Picture Mix-Up

'Clyde threw Bonnie under the bus'

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel gave his take on the Oscars fiasco on his show Monday night, calling it "the weirdest TV finale since Lost." Kimmel said he was in the audience seated next to Matt Damon when Bonnie and Clyde co-stars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway presented the Best Picture... More »

Bachelor Franchise Makes 'Historic' Announcement

Rachel Lindsay will be first African-American lead

(Newser) - After 15 years and 33 seasons, The Bachelor franchise has finally cast its first African-American lead. Rachel Lindsay, one of four women left competing for Nick Viall's heart on the current season of The Bachelor, will kick off her own search for love as The Bachelorette on ABC on... More »

Obama Fires Back at Trump's 'Mean Tweet'

'At least I will go down as a president'

(Newser) - President Obama handed it to haters, including Donald Trump, while reading mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States," Obama quoted Trump during the segment. His reply: "Really? Well, @realDonaldTrump,... More »

Trump Admits Using 'Barron' Alias

But still won't confess he was 'John Miller' in now-famous 1991 phone interview

(Newser) - Has the "mystery" of John Miller been solved? Perhaps, after a big night for Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday, in which he agreed to debate Bernie Sanders and also copped to pulling out fake names in the past, though whether that includes the now-infamous Miller moniker is... More »

Kate Winslet: Yeah, Leo Could Have Fit on Titanic Board

Actress admits to Jimmy Kimmel that Rose could have saved Jack

(Newser) - Kate Winslet has finally addressed a concern some Titanic fans have probably had for years: Why did her character, Rose, let Leonardo DiCaprio's character, Jack, die when there was clearly a door floating in the ocean that was large enough for both of them to ride to rescue? "... More »

Trump on Kimmel: 'I've Been a Little Bit Divisive'

He 'would like to see the Republican party come together'

(Newser) - One day after a debate clash with Jeb Bush , Donald Trump said he's been "a little bit divisive" and wants to see Republicans come together. In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show Wednesday, the GOP presidential candidate looked relaxed as Kimmel queried him about campaign issues.... More »

Jimmy Kimmel Has Best Way to Respond to Lion Shooting

Emotional talk-show host says killing was 'vomitous'

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel is as outraged as anyone about the killing of Cecil the lion, who was lured away from a Zimbabwe national park, killed, skinned and beheaded, then left to rot in the sun. "Why are you shooting a lion in the first place?" he asked on last night'... More »

Charlize Theron Made Obama a Saucy Offer

And she's really embarrassed about it

(Newser) - Nothing like meeting the leader of the free world to stimulate a little foot-in-mouth disease: During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel last night, Charlize Theron recounted her awkward encounter with President Obama during her last visit to the show. Theron says as the two chatted, he said he was appreciative... More »

Full House Is Officially Back

'Fuller House' debuts on Netflix next year

(Newser) - Children of the '80s and '90s, the rumors are true : Full House is getting a spinoff. John Stamos revealed to Jimmy Kimmel last night that Netflix has ordered 13 episodes of Fuller House, to debut next year. Candace Cameron Bure will return, playing DJ Tanner-Fuller, a recently widowed... More »

Maher: Millions of Muslims 'Applaud' Paris Attack

Maher says all religions 'stupid and dangerous' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

(Newser) - Bill Maher opened his mouth on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and added his ever-controversial two cents to the discussion of yesterday's deadly shooting at Charlie Hebdo . While "most Muslim people" wouldn't carry out such an attack, Maher said "hundreds of millions of them support an... More »

Kimmel to Rob Ford: Get Help

'I wasn't elected to be perfect,' mayor says

(Newser) - After months of trying, Jimmy Kimmel finally got what he calls "the greatest gift any talk show host could ask for" on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. The host—and even fellow guest Gonzo the muppet—gave Ford a pretty rough ride, mocking him for... More »

That Olympic Wolf? A Kimmel Stunt

Kate Hansen was in on viral video prank

(Newser) - It seemed like the ultimate Sochi fail, but it was actually a Jimmy Kimmel prank: American luger Kate Hansen claimed to have filmed a wolf roaming the halls of Olympic Village Wednesday, tweeting out the video link, posted to YouTube, along with this caption: "Wolf in my hall?!?... More »

What the Mandela Interpreter Really Said

It was just 'gibberish,' actual interpreter tells Jimmy Kimmel

(Newser) - By now, we all know the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service wasn't actually interpreting anything . But what was Thamsanqa Jantjie actually signing? To answer that question, Jimmy Kimmel brought his own sign language interpreter onstage last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the LA Times reports.... More »

Dax Shepard: Wedding to Kristen Bell Cost $142

Of course, he doesn't have a wedding band yet...

(Newser) - Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell got married at the Beverly Hills courthouse , in a ceremony about as different from Kim Kardashian's last wedding extravaganza as it is possible to be. As Shepard revealed last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live , the whole thing—including the fuel it took to get... More »

Kanye, Kimmel Are Friends Again

West appears on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

(Newser) - Kanye West went on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, where it quickly became apparent that his Twitter feud with Kimmel was very real, and not a prank dreamed up by the late night host. But the two made nice, though the AP calls West's 30-minute sit-down "sometimes uncomfortable.... More »

After Twitter Rant, Kanye Going on Kimmel Tonight

Kimmel swears it's not a prank

(Newser) - Feud or fraud? After a headline-grabbing Twitter feud , rapper Kanye West and late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel plan to meet face-to-face on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight. Kimmel broke the news on Twitter yesterday, telling followers he’d be hosting West and no, it isn’t a setup. Newsy reports: More »

Kanye, Kimmel in Bizarre Twitter Feud

West blasts late-night host for recent skit

(Newser) - Kanye West let loose on Twitter last night, freaking out about a recent Jimmy Kimmel skit in a foul-mouthed, all-caps rant. The Kimmel skit mocked one of West's typically boastful interviews (which included a weird bit about "leather jogging pants"). Some of the less offensive samples of... More »

Kimmel: I Was Behind Viral Twerking Prank

Video of woman catching on fire was faked by comedian

(Newser) - Odds are you saw it, and maybe you questioned it—but we guarantee you didn’t see this coming. This video went viral last week: a young woman Twerking in her bedroom, and apparently accidentally lighting herself on fire after falling. But last night on his show, Jimmy Kimmel revealed... More »

Morrissey's Latest Target: Cast of ... Reality Duck Show

Won't appear on Jimmy Kimmel alongside 'animal serial killers'

(Newser) - Morrissey got the Staples Center to close all its McDonald's outlets during his concert, but apparently he couldn't convince Jimmy Kimmel to rebook the stars of Duck Dynasty. The rocker was due to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight, but canceled because he didn't want to appear... More »

Katie Couric Had Awful Date With Larry King...

And turned down Michael Jackson, she tells Jimmy Kimmel

(Newser) - When she was 30 and he was in his 50s, Katie Couric went on a date with Larry King, she revealed last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live —and it went about as awkwardly as you'd expect. They had a "nice enough time," but he didn't... More »

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