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Jimmy Kimmel, Donald Trump’s ‘lowest-rated’ Oscars spat

SNS | New Delhi |

Chat show host, Jimmy Kimmel has called out US President Donald Trump as the “lowest rated President in history”. Recently, Trump to a jibe at the low ratings of the 90th Academy Awards, hosted by the comedian.

Donald Trump took a dig at this by tweeting: “Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY. Problem is, we don’t have Stars anymore – except your President (just kidding, of course)!”

The award show telecasted on ABC for American audiences this time attracted the fewest viewers since the records have been maintained. The data released by Nielsen, a record low 26.5 million people watched its telecast.
To this, Kimmel posted: “Thanks, lowest rated President in HISTORY.”

The Oscars ceremony saw host Jimmy Kimmel cracking a joke about Trump as he addressed “Get Out” director Jordan Peele.

“None other than President Trump called ‘Get Out’ the best three-fourth of a movie he had seen this year,” Kimmel quipped at the gala, where several celebrities took a stand for immigrants and ‘Dreamers’ amid the ongoing immigration debate over a programme that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

-With IANS inputs