Jimmy Kimmel fired again at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on social media over her declare that she reported considered one of his jokes to Capitol Police. Greene took concern with a joke Kimmel made on the April 5 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Reside.” Throughout his monologue, Kimmel evoked Will Smith in joking about wanting somebody to slap Greene over her ideas on the Supreme Court docket affirmation hearings of Ketanji Brown Jackson.
“This lady, Klan mother, is very upset with the three Republican senators who stated they’ll vote sure on Ketanji Brown Jackson, who’s nominated for the Supreme Court docket,” Kimmel stated, referring to Greene. “She tweeted, ‘Murkowski, Collins and Romney are pro-pedophile. They only voted for KBJ.’ Wow, the place is Will Smith when you actually need him?”
Greene referred to as Kimmel’s joke a “menace of violence in opposition to me” in a Twitter put up. The Georgia Republican advised ABC she had filed a report over the joke to Capitol Police. Kimmel responded by mocking Greene, writing, “Officer? I wish to report a joke.”
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court docket affirmation hearings have prompted a number of Hollywood figures to sentence Republicans for his or her views on the matter. Ron Perlman went viral after calling Ted Cruz a “massive prick” for his questioning of Brown in late March. Cruz requested Jackson about her function as a board member of the Georgetown Day College, the place books reminiscent of Ibram X. Kendi’s “Antiracist Child” are taught. Cruz used the guide to query Jackson on whether or not or not she believes “infants are racist.”
“Hello Ted, Ron right here,” Perlman stated in a video responding to Cruz. “Pay attention, I understand how tempting it’s to enchantment to the true lowest type of humanity right here in the USA, the underside feeders…however Jesus Christ Ted, for anyone with a very, actually small dick, you get to be a much bigger prick each fucking day. Go fuck your self.”
Watch Kimmel’s monologue joke within the posts under.
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (@RepMTG) April 6, 2022
Officer? I wish to report a joke. https://t.co/3ournv9RwG
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 6, 2022