Jimmy Kimmel targets Trump's tweets on show, fans slam the 'limousine liberal' for his 'virulent rhetoric'
The late-night show host shared his stance on how the president is handling the current riots in Minneapolis and George Floyd’s death and this has invited very strong reactions on Twitter
On the May 29 edition of the late night show, host Jimmy Kimmel opened the episode with his monologue on the recent death of George Floyd, the riots in Minneapolis and how the government is handling the situation. Talking about measures, he also spoke about how President Donald Trump addressed the issue and criticized the “violent” and “threatening” message on POTUS's Twitter handle.
Fans took to Twitter and commented on how they felt about this entire incident, but most importantly, they reacted to how Kimmel’s monologue affected them.
On watching a video Kimmel shared during the monologue, a user on Twitter commented, “Watching & listening to @jimmykimmel say his monologue [email protected] was SO VERY HEARTBREAKING! With ALL the things that are happening, I’ll NEVER understand why whomever is still going to vote for that MF #DonaldTrump in Nov. #JimmyKimmelLiveFromHisHouse”
Hearing Kimmel’s take on the current circumstances, one user also added, “#Jimmykimmel.I have acquired immense respect for Jimmy Kimmel after he lambasted Trump for inane statement on the situation in Minneapolis killing if George Flyod .Love you Jimmy Kimmel.”
But it so appears that on Twitter, people are divided in their opinions and reactions. While some are in support of the late-night show host, others were upset about his comments.
Kimmel also laid down the current scenario as it is and addressed police brutality, mass protests across the country and racial riots that have stemmed from the death of Floyd. Quoting Trump, Kimmel posed a question to the audience asking if this is what people want for a leader in the coming years.
This stirred up a lot of controversy on social media and one user commented, “#JimmyKimmelLiveFromHisHouse Pathetic liar Kimmel promoting the violence with his lies and support for rioters across the country. He is an absolute disgusting human being who hates the President to the point that he supports thugs and criminals destroying cities.”
“#JimmyKimmelLiveFromHisHouse ,focus on the good things our president has done”, added another.
Another user felt that, “Kimmel’s rhetoric was virulent and dishonest. “I don’t want to make this all about Donald Trump. That’s ALL Kimmel wanted to talk about. Just more self-righteousness from a limousine liberal & former comedian. #JimmyKimmel @JimmyKimmelLive #GeorgeFloyd #TDS @ABCNetwork.”
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