Jimmy Kimmel has confronted harsh criticism online as a result of many individuals really feel {that a} comedy he and Will Arnett did as presenters stole Quinta Brunson’s thunder.

At the Emmy Awards on Monday night time, Arnett and Kimmel gave the award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

As he said that Kimmel had consumed too many margaritas backstage, Arnett introduced a “handed out” Kimmel onto the stage and put him out subsequent to the microphone stand.

Even although Brunson sarcastically yelled, “Jimmy, get up. I received,” after Arnett introduced her title because the winner and she or he took the stage, Kimmel saved up the joke.

As Brunson completed her handle, Jimmy sat fairly near her, making it almost unimaginable for the present’s producers to snap an image of her with out him in it.

Twitter backlash for Jimmy Kimmel

Following the incident, Twitter went wild with individuals expressing their disapproval of Kimmel’s selection, writing issues like, “Jimmy Kimmel owes Quinta an apology however the tousled half is each picture of her getting her award has his ass in it. White males actually are annoying.”


White male privilege, based on one speaker, is “mendacity on the bottom and anticipating a Black lady to easily stroll round you when she accepts her hard-earned award.”

However, Brunson did not look like disturbed by the scenario, telling reporters following the present, “I believe in that moment, I used to be simply actually joyful that it was Jimmy up there … I do not know, tomorrow possibly I’ll be mad at him. I’m gonna be on his present on Wednesday, so I would punch him within the face. I do not know. We’ll see what occurs.”

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