Sydney, 2022-05-03 08:10:00. Covid: Jimmy Kimmel test positive
The comedian announced on Twitter that Jimmy Kimmel, host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” , has tested positive for COVID-19 and will hand the reins of his late-night show to guest host Mike Berpiglia starting Tuesday.
“Bring our daughter Covid (although we specifically asked her not to),” Kimmel wrote.
Kimmel said he and his family are “fine” and “loved and nurtured”.
COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County, where Jimmy Kimmel lives! It has been recorded, and her feeding of the BA2 variant has increased, but hospitalizations attributed to the virus remain stable.
Berpiglia, a stand-up comedian, will replace Kimmel, welcoming guests Tom Cruise and fellow comedian Iliza Shlesinger.
“I must be the first person to get off a Southwest Airlines plane and find out they’re hosting a late-night talk show,” Berpiglia said sarcastically. “Send love to Kimmels.”
Our daughter brought us covid (although we specifically asked her not to), everything is fine, I am excited and reinforced but the show must not go on. Apologies to TomCruise &iliza and thanks to Mike Berbiglia who will be filling me in starting tomorrow night
– Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) May 2, 2022
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