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Emilia Clarke Asks 'Game of Thrones' Fans to Kill Each Other on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

June 30, 2015 05:06:50

had to deal with "" fanatics who wanted to fight for her honor while she stopped by "" on Monday, June 29 to promote her upcoming film "". The 28-year-old actress allowed the "GOT" fans to fight during the show and even asked them to kill the one who lost.

The incident happened when the actress who played Khaleesi on "GOT" was enjoying her interview with host . Suddenly one of audience members stood up and said loudly that he wanted to fight for Khaleesi's honor in the fighting pits. He also dared other audience members to do it. Emilia wasn't surprised as she said, "It just happens quite a lot. You just have to ignore them."


Video: Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Matt Damon's Movie 'The Martian'

June 13, 2015 07:06:44

poked fun yet again at his "enemy" in the recent episode of his late-night show. A parody of the actor's new feature film "" was played on "".

"For astronaut Mark Watney, six was a crowd, life was on auto-pilot, and his love life was going nowhere fast - until he lined the walls with plastic and did some deep space exploration of his own, because sometimes the greatest love of all is under the zipper of your space suit. Matt Damon is The Mastronaut," says the voiceover.


Video: Rihanna Rudely Wakes Up Jimmy Kimmel for April Fools' Prank

April 02, 2015 03:04:11

pulled a prank on on April Fools' Day. The "We Found Love" songstress teamed up with the comedian's wife Molly McNearney to surprise him on early Wednesday, April 1.

At 1 A.M., the Bajan singer arrived at his house. With a camera following her, she sneaked into Kimmel's bedroom while he was sleeping. She then woke him up with her new song "B***h Better Have My Money" while she and her entourage threw some dollar bills.


Jimmy Kimmel Reacts to Kanye West Canceling Appearance on His Talk Show

March 21, 2015 09:03:54

has canceled his appearance on "". The rapper was supposed to be a guest on the show, which is filming in Austin, Texas, for SXSW this week, on Friday night, March 20, but his a no-show.

His rep explained, "He was never confirmed to be on the show. We took extraordinary steps and worked directly with the show to try to make it happen. Logistics were insurmountable. We have a great and longstanding relationship with the show and we will be back on soon."


Jimmy Kimmel and Matthew McConaughey Film Ad to Promote Vintage Video Store

March 18, 2015 12:03:46

brings his ABC talk show back to Austin, Texas this week for South by Southwest festival. Thanking local people who warmly welcomed the "" team last year, he wanted to give back by helping a local business to produce a TV commercial.

A local video store called Vulcan Video was chosen for the project and Kimmel enlisted the help of Texas-born actor to make the ad. The comedian showed the store's owner the ads taped on VHS.


Video: President Obama Reads Mean Tweets, Talks About Ferguson on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

March 13, 2015 02:03:13

"" welcomed a VIP as a guest on Thursday night, March 12. President Barack Obama stopped by the show to discuss some serious topics and was asked to read mean things people tweet about him in the new edition of #MeanTweets.

"Is there any way we could fly Obama to some gold course halfway around the world and just leave him there?" @RWSurferGirl tweeted. The president didn't seem to be upset, inserting his own comment in between reading the tweets. He agreed with a Twitter user who criticized his jeans.


New Bachelorette Britt Nilsson Slaps Jimmy Kimmel on TV

March 11, 2015 12:03:01

The new Bachelorettes came to visit before the new season begins. Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson practiced dumping the guys and one of the women got a little too physical while doing it.

Nilsson slapped the "" host after accusing him of lying to her. "You can't hit the guys on the show. It's against the rules," the comedian argued. Nilsson replied, "I never will, that's why I had to do it with you."


Jennifer Aniston, Benedict Cumberbatch Enroll in Jimmy Kimmel's Acting School in Oscars Special

February 23, 2015 04:02:39

returned with his post-Oscars special following the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, February 22. During the ": After The Oscars" special, the funnyman debuted a funny skit featuring him as an acting coach for , , , , , and his "nemesis" .

Dubbed "the greatest, most prolific and revered acting coach who ever lived," Kimmel had "controversial" methods in teaching his students how to act. He's seen getting angry and throwing a bottle when Redmayne, a British actor who won the Oscar for Best Actor this year, couldn't do a British accent correctly.


Video: Benedict Cumberbatch 'Honeymoons' With Jimmy Kimmel

February 18, 2015 03:02:40

isn't taking a break from work to go on honeymoon after marrying theatre director Sophie Hunter on Saturday, February 14. In fact, the actor flew from England to Hollywood, California to fulfill his commitment to appear on "" on Monday night.

"I felt bad about you not coming, so I thought I'd bring you in on the honeymoon," Cumberbatch jokingly explained why he didn't cancel his scheduled appearance. Feeling guilty that the "" star had to be on the show just two days after his wedding, he tried to make it more like a honeymoon with the set background changed into a tropical beach. The comedian also served two pina coladas.


Matt Damon, Chris Evans Confess to Deflategate Scandal in 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Skit

January 31, 2015 09:01:28

Many have come forward to take the blame for Deflategate and they include celebrities like , , and . These actors along with singer , director/producer , musician/actor Dicky Barrett and Bill Simmons appeared in a funny sketch for "" in which they admitted to deflating the balls.

Each of them assumed a fake identity with Evans even sporting a big fake mustache, sharing a different story of why he deflated the balls. Damon said he squeezed little air from the balls to help his sick nephew who coughed a lot, while Krasinski explained that he used the air from the footballs to help re-inflate the Goodyear Blimp.


Video: Gwyneth Paltrow, Gerard Butler Read Mean Tweets on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

November 21, 2014 04:11:17

"" debuted a new edition of Celebrities Read Mean Tweets on Thursday night, November 20. In the two-and-a-half-minute clip, stars like , , and showed various reactions after reading the mean tweets about them.

"" actress Paltrow looked sad after reading a tweet from @concretesledge_, "Gwyneth Paltrow you ugly a** big bird looking b***h, shut the f**k up." Butler read, "Does Gerard Butler have a massive student loan or something? Is that why he does all these s**t films?" His response was, "I don't have a student loan. I just do all the s**t films."


Video: Jimmy Kimmel Recreates 'Friends' With Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

August 28, 2014 03:08:22

staged a small "Friends" reunion on his late night show. When visited "" as a guest on Wednesday, August 27, the self-proclaimed "Friends" fan revealed he wrote a fan fiction based on the hit sitcom and asked the actress to do a scene of his script with him.

They then moved to a spot which had been arranged to resemble Monica and Rachel's apartment. "I actually spent $80,000 making it," he said. Kimmel wrote himself into the script as Ross which is about how good he is in bed.


Video: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Cast Do Back-to-Back Interview for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

July 22, 2014 04:07:31

"" welcomed "" on Monday, July 21. , , , and were on hand to talk about their new movie which is due August 1 in the U.S.

The day before during the movie press junket, Guillermo Rodriguez had a chance to meet the stars. But rather than having the traditional face-to-face interviews, the funnyman preferred to conduct his interviews back-to-back.


Video: Jimmy Kimmel Hilariously Reenacts Sia's 'Chandelier' Dance

July 05, 2014 11:07:37

was inspired to learn to dance after watching 's "Chandelier" music video. In the Thursday, July 3 episode of "", the comedian and his sidekick Guillermo met Maddie Ziegler, a 11-year-old dancer who stars in Sia's music video, to receive special training.

Ziegler showed part of the choreography first, before Kimmel and Guillermo took turn to reenact the dance. Ziegler said Kimmel's dance was better than she thought, while Guillermo's performance was okay, but later told the camera that the two funnymen were bad dancers.


Susan Sarandon and Jimmy Kimmel Recreate 'Thelma and Louise' Selfie

July 03, 2014 03:07:50

has just recreated a memorable scene from "Thelma & Louise". Appearing on "" Wednesday, July 2, she and recreated the classic selfie from the 1991 movie.

It's the show's host who suggested that they did a modern version of the scene, with an iPhone instead of an instant camera. Since Sarandon's co-star wasn't there, Kimmel stood in for Davis, wearing a long wig to resemble her character Thelma. He even prepared sunglasses and a scarf for Sarandon and a jacket for him.


Video: Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Matthew McConaughey Read Mean Tweets on 'JKL'

May 23, 2014 10:05:51

made more celebrities read mean tweets about themselves on his show. didn't seem to be bothered by the tweet which read, "There are people who think Julia Roberts is hot!? Her gigantic mouth looks like it will devour an elephant in one bite."

The Oscar-winning actress laughed it off and even said, "Thank you @kemotherapy7 and good luck." The said Twitter user responded after his tweet was read on "", writing, "OMG I FINALLY MADE CELEBRITY MEAN TWEETS!!! That was the only reason I made a twitter!"


Jimmy Kimmel Extends Contract With ABC for Two More Years

May 07, 2014 10:05:43

is staying on ABC at least until 2017. The comedian has extended his contract for "" for another two years as the network remains unfazed by the shake-up on NBC's and CBS' late-night line-up.

It its 11th season, "" places third in terms of total viewers with an average of 2.7 million viewers behind "" (4.5 million) and "" (2.8 million). "JKL", however, gains more viewers in the 18-49 demographic, places second behind "The Tonight Show".


Video: Drake Goes Undercover to Interview People About Himself on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

April 12, 2014 09:04:33

went undercover for "Lie Witness" segment on "". The Canadian star sported fake beard, wig and hipster-style frames to interview random people on the streets of Hollywood, asking them about his hosting gig at ESPY Awards which has not happened yet.

One true fan said Drake "definitely killed" it. The young passerby was then asked to perform Drake's song and got surprised when Drake removed his wig and beard, revealing his true self. The fan was invited to "JKL" studio and joined the rapper and host on stage.


Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Rogen Turn Romantic in 'True Detective' Spoof

March 12, 2014 07:03:50

Only can turn serious crime drama "" into a love story. A spoof of the hit HBO series starring him and was released under the title "True Detective 2", just a day after the real show aired its season 1 finale on Sunday, March 9.

"Next season will follow two completely different detectives on a completely different case," Kimmel said in the introduction. "There's been much speculation about which actors will be tapped to play those roles, and I'm excited to announce here at Southwest the identity of those actors, and also to announce that it is going to be set here in Austin next season."


Rob Ford 'a Little Upset' After Appearing on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

March 04, 2014 03:03:11

held nothing back during an interview with Toronto mayor Rob Ford. As expected, the disgraced politician was grilled about his drug and alcohol issue during his appearance on "" Monday, March 3.

Kimmel read mean comments on Ford following announcement that he would appear on the show. Some Toronto residents called him "disgusting," "embarrassment," "sick", "abusive exploiter," and some others accused him of being racism and homophobia. "Are you homophobic?" Kimmel asked, to which Ford replied with a laugh, "No. Are you?"


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