Jimmy Kimmel has apologised to Quinta Brunson for interrupting her acceptance speech on the Emmys.
On Monday night time (September 12), Kimmel and actor Will Arnett introduced the award for Excellent Writing For A Comedy Collection. The skit noticed Arnett drag Kimmel’s “handed out” physique onto the stage, earlier than inserting him proper subsequent to the microphone.
The gag continued as Brunson accepted the award for her work on the ABC collection Abbott Elementary.
Yesterday (September 14), Brunson appeared on Kimmel’s present Jimmy Kimmel Reside! and jokingly interrupted his opening monologue as payback.
“So you know the way you win an Emmy, you solely have 45 seconds to do an acceptance speech, which isn’t that a lot time? And then you definately get much less time as a result of somebody does a dumb comedy bit that goes on a bit too lengthy?” Brunson mentioned.
Check out the clip right here:
Later within the present, the pair addressed the incident throughout a sit-down interview, with Kimmel formally apologising to Brunson.
“I do wish to clarify this for individuals who could also be confused by this,” mentioned Kimmel. “That was a dumb comedy bit that we thought can be humorous. I misplaced, after which I drank an excessive amount of, and I needed to be dragged out on the stage. After which individuals obtained upset.
“They mentioned that I stole your second, and possibly I did. I’m very sorry if I did try this — I’m sorry I did try this, really. And in addition, the very last thing I’d ever wish to do is upset you as a result of I feel a lot of you, and I feel you already know that. I hope you already know that.”
Jimmy Kimmel was criticised on-line for the incident, with many calling the comic “disrespectful” and saying the joke was “atrocious”.