Donald Trump, more than a month since his last day in the White House, turned heads late into the night as New York prosecutors finally obtained the former president’s tax returns. Among the hosts who laughed at the long-awaited moment was Jimmy Kimmel.
“I wonder how many pages of the Cheesecake Factory menu he squeezed in there,” Jimmy Kimmel Live host joked Thursday.
During his opening monologue, Kimmel referred to an old New York Times report that Trump “paid no taxes” during the years he filed his taxes because he then “lost money”. ‘huge sums of money’. From Trump’s financial situation to the 2020 election, Kimmel said there was one word to describe someone like Trump.
“Guillermo, what’s the word?” Kimmel asked Guillermo.
“Loser,” he replied.
Kimmel criticized that Trump could “claim huge losses, pay no taxes and still live like a billionaire,” adding that a potential tax evasion might not even result in the first. Celebrity apprentice host in prison. Instead of the white privilege, Kimmel said Trump enjoys the “orange privilege.”
The late-night host also fired Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Trump supporter and “leader of the worst human of 21,” for her opposition to the equality law. He also pointed out that Taylor Greene claimed to be a victim of the January 6 attacks on the United States Capitol.
Kimmel said he found Taylor Greene’s comments to Congress interesting given that Anthony Aguero, a conservative activist who was among the rioters on January 6, was among “the representative’s closest friends and allies.”
“Oh my god, we have a Karen in Congress now, she’s so awful,” he says.
New Covid-19 variants, monkeys and the Potato Head rebranding controversy also shared the spotlight during Kimmel’s monologue. Watch it above.