Jimmy Kimmel currently got in a dig at President Trump when he tweeted about the Oscars’ decreased rankings, however the Academy Awards host tossed more jabs throughout his monologue on Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live
“Trump loves saying the ratings are down to insinuate that is a show of some kind of support for him, but the truth is, every year since Netflix happened, the ratings are down for every big TV show,” Kimmel stated. He went on to clarify he suggested telecasts like “the Super Bowl, Emmys, Grammys, Golden Globes.”
“But Trump thinks he caused the ratings to go down,” Kimmel chuckled.
The Oscars telecast on Sunday night remained in truth the lowest-rated in the program’s history. Scores have actually been progressively dropping because 2014 when the Academy Awards event amassed 437 million audiences. Trump, in action, had actually tweeted, “Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY. Problem is, we don’t have Stars anymore – except your President (just kidding, of course)!”
Kimmel returned the sling by composing, “Thanks, lowest rated President in HISTORY.”
“I want to point out that my tweet got twice as many likes as his tweet,” Kimmel kept in mind throughout his monologue.
“Trump always has a problem with the Academy Awards,” he continued, “which is unexpected since I actually believe he would actually like the very best Picture winner, The Shape of Water“
Directed by Guillermo del Toro– who likewise took house the Oscar for Best Director– the movie stars Sally Hawkins as a mute janitor who falls for the amphibian animal cooped at a secret federal government center. As Kimmel stated, it’s about “a monster that has sex with a woman who can’t talk about it.”
“Basically, it’s like his life’s story,” he joked of Trump.
Watch Kimmel’s monologue in the clip above.Related youtube video: (not from post)