Well, you didn’t hit him. But Jimmy Kimmel took some time during Quinta Bronson’s appearance on his late-night talk show on Wednesday to apologize for what he called The stupid comedy part. Which some viewers felt robbed her of her Emmy win on Monday.
“People said I stole your moment,” Kimmel Bronson said. “And maybe I did, and I’m so sorry if I did. I’m sorry I she did He did, actually. And also the last thing I’d like to do is bother you because I think a lot of you are. I think you know that. I hope you know that.”
Bronson, as she did backstage after her win, told Kimmel that what she remembers most about the moment was her joy — not any bad feelings about him lying on the floor during her acceptance speech for outstanding writing on a comedy series.
“Well, Jimmy, let me just say, thank you. It’s very kind of you to say that,” she said. “I, frankly, had such a good time. Like, I won my first Emmy. I was there happy and finished the moment and had a good time.”
Kimmel introduced the Brunson class with Will Arnett, who dragged Kimmel onto stage and joked that Kimmel “got into skinny margaritas” at the stage bar after losing in an earlier class.
After the star and creator of “Abbott Elementary” was declared the winner of writing the pilot for the popular sitcom, Kimmel remained on the ground at the base of the microphone stand. He stayed there throughout Bronson’s acceptance speech and into the commercial break, nearly two minutes in total.
Kimmel stayed off camera for the duration of Bronson’s speech, which lasted about one minute.
during Kimmel’s opening monologue On Wednesday night, Bronson had time to say a few more words of thanks after walking on stage and asking for the service, joking that sometimes “you get less time (onstage) because someone does a stupid comedy part that lasts a little too long.”
“I’ve heard of this happening in previous years,” Kimmel replied before giving her the floor.
On Monday night, after the internet started to lash out at Kimmel, Bronson was kind to Kimmel backstage in press interviews after the win, telling reporters that the part “didn’t bother me too much,” adding that Kimmel was an early pro for her and “Abbott Elementary.” .
“Tomorrow I will probably be mad at him. I will be on his show on Wednesday, so I might punch him in the face,” I joked.
Of course, this was not an educational moment.
Abbott Elementary returns for a new season on September 21 on ABC.
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