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Jimmy Kimmel Announces Anthony Anderson and Billy Eichner as Guest Hosts Following Blackface Scandal

Chester Published On Sun Jul 05 2020   Modified On Sun Jul 05 2020
Jimmy Kimmel Announces Anthony Anderson and Billy Eichner as Guest Hosts Following Blackface Scandal

ABC has uncovered Anthony Anderson, and Billy Eichner will step in as visitor has on Jimmy Kimmel Live. 

The declaration comes after the 52-year-old unique host uncovered he was taking a break from the syndicated program. 

Jimmy Kimmel Live has declared new visitor hostsCredit: Global Citizen 2020. The moderator Additionally, as of late, confronted a reaction after past plays and sound of him utilizing the N-word to mimic Snoop Dogg reemerged. 

Jimmy Kimmel Live announces Anthony Anderson and Billy Eichner as guest hosts.

Jimmy Kimmel Live announces Anthony Anderson and Billy Eichner as guest hosts.
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New host Anderson shows up on scenes airing on Monday, July 6, and Tuesday, July 7. In the interim, Eichner will take over for July 8 and 9. 

It's not the first run through the star has invited visitor has - beforehand Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, and previous Democratic presidential applicant Pete Buttigieg have all stepped in.

Jimmy has come under fire in recent weeks after being caught using the N-word while imitating Snoop Dogg for a song from a 1996 Christmas album. According to Fox News, he said the racial slur multiple times in the track and admitted to imitating Snoop in a 2013 podcast. Kimmel references

A fat n***** in a sleigh givings*** away," as well as a "n***** in the manger. I told that motherf***er Santa, bring a pick for my afro.

The late-night star exclusively shared podcast host Adam Carolla in 2013 that he was "doing Snoop", explaining: "This is when Snoop Dogg first came out, hit the scene, and I used to imitate him by only saying, 'You know what I'm saying?'"

Kimmel also admitted to using a "crazy black voice" to mimic renowned comedian George Wallace. He has also been criticized for using blackface in sketches from when he was on The Man Show from 1999 to 2004. The comedian has now apologized for wearing blackface, admitting that "looking back, many of these sketches are embarrassing".

Watch: Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for wearing blackface in past sketches

Teen Mom Chelsea Houska writes supplication inside the new home as pregnancy rumors swirl. A month ago, Jimmy uncovered he was taking a break from his late-night show to invest energy with his family.

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Announcing the news, he said: "I'm taking the summer off to spend even more time with my family," Kimmel announced. I've been doing this job for almost 18 years. I've done 3,130 shows, and there's nothing wrong. My family is healthy, I'm healthy. I need a couple of months off.

The announcement comes right after Jimmy faced a backlash following his black face portrayal. Well as in now, Jimmy seemed pretty settled. For more Recent Event News visit Celebs Gazette.