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Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes for Gay Slur Aimed at Sean Hannity

Kimmel vs. Hannity Gone Wrong: Twitter Editon

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Last week, Fox News host, Sean Hannity called the ABC late-night talk show host a “pervert,” a “pig” and “Harvey Weinstein Jr” over past sexist gags on his former series The Man Show and slammed him as a “bully” for making fun of Trump’s wife. With Hannity being an avid fan of Trump, and Kimmel being against his morals and policies this was bound to happen eventually, but not like this.

With a fiery back-and-forth on Twitter, Kimmel had come under fire during this fight with Hannity in which he encouraged Hannity to “get back on top.” Many users called the comment homophobic.

This lead to outrage by fans and enemies, as shown by tweets of this nature…

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel apologized to those in the gay community on Sunday, due to the nature of his offensive Tweets’

https://twitter.com/jimmykimmel/status/983036933864476672/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cbsnews.com%2Fnews%2Fjimmy-kimmel-apologizes-gay-joke-amid-sean-hannity-feud-2018-04-08%2F

 

 

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Erin Whitten is currently CMN's Senior Correspondent and is currently a student at Arizona State University majoring in Mass Communications and Media Studies.

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