Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes To Quinta Brunson For ‘Dumb Comedy Bit’ At Emmys

It’s all good between Jimmy Kimmel and Quinta Brunson.

The late-night host apologized on Wednesday for a gag he carried out on the Emmy Awards that some observers discovered disrespectful.

Throughout Monday’s televised ceremony, Will Arnett dragged Kimmel out on the stage. Kimmel was supposedly handed out drunk from shedding the Emmy for a spread sequence to John Oliver. Brunson then needed to settle for her Emmy for “Abbott Elementary” with Kimmel mendacity on the stage in entrance of her.

“That was a dumb comedy bit that we thought it would be funny,” Kimmel mentioned, including:

“I lost, and then I drank too much, and I had to be dragged out on the stage. And then people got upset. They said I stole your moment, and maybe I did and I’m very sorry if I did do that. I’m sorry I did do that, actually. And also, the last thing I would ever want to do is upset you because I think so much of you.”

If there are any arduous emotions, Brunson didn’t let it present.

“Thank you, that’s kind,” she mentioned. “But honestly, I had a good night. I had a great night.”

Kimmel seized the prospect for one final gag.

“I should also say it was really Will Arnett’s fault, the whole thing,” he mentioned. “He drugged me and he dragged me out there and I was unconscious.”

See their full dialogue ― together with extra on “Abbott Elementary” ― under:

Earlier within the present, Brunson additionally received slightly payback on Kimmel when she interrupted his opening monologue.

“You know how when you win an Emmy, you only have 45 seconds to do an acceptance speech, which is like not that much time,” she mentioned. “And then you get less time because someone does a dumb comedy bit that does on a bit too long?”

Then, she took over the monologue to proceed her acceptance speech: