New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 : As expected, 'Trump jokes' continued to feature in the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, with the host for the night, Jimmy Kimmel, starting the night with sardonic remarks on the U.S. President, tickling the funny bones of several Hollywood celebrities.
Taking on Trump administration's recent gag order blocking some media outlets from covering its daily press briefing, Kimmel said that anyone from CNN, New York Times or any publication with the word "times" should leave the building.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 : As expected the 89th Academy Awards started with poking fun at the U.S. President Donald Trump.
The host for the night, Jimmy Kimmel took to the stage and jumped right into the political humour.
"The broadcast is being watched in more than 225 countries that now hate us," he quipped.
Taking some serious jabs at President Trump, the late night host continued, "It's so easy to reach out and heal. I want to say thank you to President Trump. I mean, remember last year when it seemed like the Oscars were racist? That's gone thanks to him."
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 : It all started with a monologue for first time Oscar-host Jimmy Kimmel, after Justin Timberlake kicked off the night, with a performance of his nominated song 'Can't Stop The Feeling.'
"Oh good, I got a sitting ovation," Kimmel said as everyone took their seats right as he graced the stage. "This is my first time, and the way you guys go through hosts, it's probably my last time."
In an attempt to bury the hatchet with Matt Damon, Kimmel shared a message for him.
Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 22 : Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel have been engaged in an 'entertaining feud' since 11 years and now, Jimmy is all ready to take the battle to Hollywood's biggest night - the Academy Awards.
Kimmel, who is all set to host this year's Oscars, has revealed that he will make sure that 'The Great Wall' actor does not win the golden statuette, reports E! Online.
"I'm going to do everything I can to make sure that he doesn't win or doesn't know that he won. My goal is to keep him offstage," he shared.
Los Angeles, Dec 15 : Popular chat show host Jimmy Kimmel has revealed that he will be paid $15,000 to anchor the 89th Academy Awards ceremony.
Kimmel opened up about his salary for Oscars on KROQ's "Kevin iamp; Bean" morning show on Wednesday, reports variety.com.
Though the numbers may seem a bit low, compared to what he normally makes, Kimmel joked about the sum, saying: "I think it's illegal to pay nothing."
"I'm not sure I was supposed to reveal this. But nobody told me not to. I consider this their fault."
Los Angeles, Dec 10 : Popular TV host Jimmy Kimmel "forgot" to tell his parents that he will host the 2017 Academy Awards.
The 49-year-old announced on his talk show earlier this week that he and wife Molly McNearney are expecting their second child together and also revealed he will host this year's Oscars ceremony on February 26.
"I forgot to tell my parents, and then they found out online. So, that's probably the best feedback I got," Kimmel told etonline.com.
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 9 : Jimmy Kimmel, who was recently named the host for the 2017 Oscars, revealed that he forgot to tell two very important people, his parents about the news.
The 49-year-old host revealed to Entertainment Tonight that informing his mom and dad prior to telling the public about the gig slipped his mind.
"I forgot to tell my parents, and then they found out online. So, that's probably the best feedback I got," Kimmel said.
Los Angeles, Dec 7 : Popular TV host J Jimmy Kimmel says that his wife Molly McNearney is pregnant with their second child together.
The 49-year-old talk show host made the announcement that Molly McNearney is expecting on his programme on Monday night alongside revealing he will be hosting the Academy Awards in February, reports eonline.com.
Speaking on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", he said: "My wife is hosting a baby inside her body. So that's what's coming.
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