Jimmy Kimmel returned to his late-night show after a lengthy summer hiatus on Tuesday where he hit the ground running by mocking the unvaccinated.
Kimmel spent the past few months on vacation while a slew of guest hosts, such as Wanda Sykes, David Spade, Nick Kroll and Julie Bowen, filled in behind his desk. In his first opening monologue since returning, Kimmel lamented the fact that his hopes to see a full audience with no masks were dashed by an increase in coronavirus cases. It didn’t take long before the host began sounding off on those who continue to refuse the vaccination, placing the blame for the ongoing pandemic restrictions squarely on their shoulders.
“It was not a fun Labor Day weekend COVID-wise,” Kimmel said noting the increase in cases from this time last year.
“Dr. Fauci said if hospitals get any more overcrowded they’re going to have to make some very tough choices about who gets an ICU bed,” the host continued. “That choice doesn’t seem so tough to me. ‘Vaccinated person having a heart attack? Yes, come right in, we’ll take care of you. Unvaccinated guy who gobbled horse goo? Rest in peace, wheezy.'”
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