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Jimmy Kimmel Says Benedict Cumberbatch Should Give His Baby A Name Starting With Q

February 17th, 2015 10:26am EST
Benedict Cumberbatch
Just days after getting married, Benedict Cumberbatch upheld his obligation to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show on Monday night, where the host threw The Imitation Game star a little honeymoon.

The Oscar-nominated actor has had a big 2015 so far -- after announcing his engagement to theater director Sophie Hunter back in November, the couple announced that they're expecting their first child in early January and then tied the knot on Valentine's Day on the Isle of Wight.

Related: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Going To Be A Dad

So far the two are are holding off on their Honeymoon for now as ...

Kevin Costner's Stephen Hawking Story Beats Eddie Redmayne's

January 28th, 2015 5:51pm EST
Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne and Kevin Costner were both guests on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show Tuesday night, and both stars had stories to tell about famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.

Redmayne, who is nominated for an Oscar for portraying the British scientist, shared his story of meeting Hawking, 73, who suffers from a form of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and speaks through a computer.

Redmayne explained that his first meeting with Hawking left him wondering what the scientist was thinking because his iconic computer voice lacks the intonations that poeple use when they speak.

Check it out.....

Watch As Patrick Stewart Acts Out 'The Most Annoying People On The Plane'

January 15th, 2015 11:07pm EST
Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewart helped Jimmy Kimmel show how rude airline passengers can be during Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, and the result was a hilarious bit which featured the "Star Trek" star at his best.

Prior to the sketch, Kimmel explained that travel website Expedia held a poll asking passengers what types of people annoyed them the most.

Kimmel explained that following his quick trip to Dallas, Texas on Monday night for the NCAA Championship football game between Ohio State and Oregon, he got the idea to act out the list of annoying types of flyers instead of just reading it to the au...

Britney, Lena Dunham & Gerard Butler Blasted On Twitter

November 21st, 2014 3:15pm EST
Britney Spears
The latest 'episode' of Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" aired on Thursday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and features "Girls" star Lena Dunham, Britney Spears and John Stamos reading some of the mean things internet haters have said about them on the social networking site.

Hearing it from the celebs themselves makes it nothing short of hilarious.

Here's a little tease of what's to come: "Does Gerrard (sic) Butler have a massive student loan or something? Is that why he does all these s**t films?"

Check it out to hear his funny reply...

Shia LaBeouf Explains His New York City Arrest In Hilarious 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Interview

October 14th, 2014 3:57pm EDT
Shia LaBeouf Explains His New York City Arrest In Hilarious 'Jim
Shia LaBeouf shared the story of his arrest earlier this year at the Broadway show "Cabaret" on Jimmy Kimmel's show Monday night, and despite the central theme of being extremely drunk, it's hilarious.

Kimmel started off asking the actor how he could have possibly been busted for disorderly conduct at a Broadway theater, and LaBeouf says that "a lot of whiskey" is what made him get a little crazy.

The actor explained that he had just arrived in New York City from Ireland (where he said he drank a lot of whiskey), and that he was hanging out at a bar watching a World Cup soccer match. He s...

Jimmy Kimmel Named 'Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity' By McAfee

October 1st, 2014 1:34pm EDT
Jimmy Kimmel Named 'Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity' By McAfee
Jimmy Kimmel is 2014's riskiest celebrity to search for online due to viruses, malware and malicious software, according to virus protection company McAfee.

The late-night talk show host replaces actress Lily Collins as the riskest celeb that is featured on websites laden with software designed to steal passwords and personal information.

Rounding out the top five "Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrities" are Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren and singers Ciara, Flo Rida and Bruce Springsteen.

The top 10 also features comedian Chelsea Handler and singers Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Jon Bon Jovi and C...

Jimmy Kimmel Reunites Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow For Hilarious 'Friends' Skit

August 28th, 2014 3:02pm EDT
Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel staged half of a "Friends" reunion on his late night talk show Wednesday night, when he had Jennifer Aniston on as his guest to promote her new film, "Life of Crime."

The host pulled out a pair of scripts he wrote, explained to her what fan fiction is and then asked her to read the scene with him.

The actress reluctantly agreed, at which point the main stage curtain was opened to reveal a full recreation of the hit 90s show's set.

"I actually spent $80,0000 making it," Jimmy told her.

The two sat at the kitchen table and while Aniston got into character as Rachel, Kimmel pl...

The 5 Best Kanye West Parodies Of All Time

June 27th, 2014 12:30pm EDT
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Kanye West is bigger than ever. Kanye made his big break when he produced and lent his vocals to Jay-Z's 2001 album The Blueprint, but for many he exploded onto the scene with his debut album The College Dropout in 2003.

Since then he has become one of the best selling artists of all time, racking up 21 million albums sold worldwide. This, one top of the 21 Grammy Awards he has won, makes him a force to be reckoned with in the music world. But even huge artists like Kanye West aren't free from parody. Here are the 5 best Kanye West Parodies of all time.

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Lena Headey Drinks Wine With Jimmy Kimmel, Is 'Not Sorry' For 'Game Of Thrones' Instagram Tease

June 17th, 2014 6:43pm EDT
Lena Headey
Game of Thrones star Lena Headey guested on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday night to discuss Sunday's season four finale.

After revealing that because of all the shocking deaths on the show occasionally creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss will sneak a fake page of dialog into the script just to mess with them and keep them on their toes, "which is really unfair," Headey says.

The actress wore a sleeveless t-shirt with a grey heart outline and the words "I'm not sorry" written on it, a direct reference to an image she tweeted days before the finale, trolling fans and teasing that a highly antici...

Mila Kunis Has A 'Special Message' For Dads-To-Be

June 11th, 2014 11:43pm EDT
Mila Kunis on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Justin in time for Father's Day, Mila Kunis made a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night to promote her film "Third Person," and the very pregnant actress had a few words of wisdom for dads-to-be.

Kimmel attempted to swap baby stories with the former "That 70s Show" star, but she wasn't having any of it.

"My wife and I are pregnant," Kimmel explained to Kunis. "We are having a baby very soon as well (Kunis is expecting her first with fiance Ashton Kutcher)"

"Oh, you both are having a baby?" she asked. "You and your wife are pregnant?"

The actress then unclipped her microphone and ...

50 Cent And Jimmy Kimmel Get Punny With Trailer For 'MaleFiftyCent'

June 6th, 2014 4:30pm EDT
50 Cent guested on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show Thursday night and revealed he has a new film coming out.

"I did a big one," the rapper said of the production. "This one ain't goin' to no Redbox."

Playing on Angelina Jolie's new Disney film Maleficent and the rapper's moniker, Kimmel premiered the "trailer" for "MaleFiftyCent."

When a young princess Aurora confronts him in the forest, saying, "Don't be afraid," the rapper's response is priceless.

"I’ve been shot nine times, I’m not afraid of no little white girl," he says.

Check it out below...

Jimmy Kimmel Discovers What 'Bachelorette' Andi Dorfman's Favorite Word Is (Video)

June 5th, 2014 11:39pm EDT
Andi Dorfman
Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at The Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman earlier this week, sharing a little bit of trivia he discovered while watching the show and revealing that there's one word Dorfman is always saying.

Kimmel explained during Tuesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live that on most seasons of the show the most popular word said by the stars is "amazing" -- amazing date, amazing time, amazing kiss, amazing that a young woman will meet, fall in love and be ready to walk down the aisle with a guy she's known for six weeks while simultaneously dating 24 other guys, etc. -- but this s...

Does This Superfan Know More About Katy Perry Than Katy Perry?

April 22nd, 2014 6:03pm EDT
Katy Perry
You'd figure the one person who knew the most about Katy Perry is Katy Perry, but she had trouble beating a superfan in a Katy Perry trivia challenge on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The talk show host invited the singer and a fan to play Who Knows Katy? “How well do you feel that you know Katy Perry?” Kimmel asked Perry, who responded, “Very well. I’m ready to play me.”

The fan, named Emily, walked out in a kimono and gave a few examples of her fandom. She said she had a wall covered with Katy until her boyfriend made her take it down. "At least you have a boyfriend," mused Katy.

The two were th...

Toronto Mayer Rob Ford Grilled By Jimmy Kimmel

March 4th, 2014 7:01pm EST
Rob Ford and Jimmy Kimmel
"I wasn't elected to be perfect," said Toronto mayor Rob Ford during his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel's late night talk show Monday night.

The embattled politician, who admitted to smoking crack cocaine while drunk earlier this year, is seeking re-election and making the rounds for publicity, but his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live may have done him more harm than good.

Kimmel began his interview with Ford by saying, "Don't get me wrong, I am very, very happy that you're here. But, why are you here? What good could come of this? Have you ever seen the show?”

But Ford replied that Jimmy ask...

Jimmy Kimmel & Wife Expecting First Baby Together

February 25th, 2014 12:30pm EST
Jimmy Kimmel
Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and his new wife Molly McNearney are expecting a baby. The pair wed last summer, and McNearney is a writer for his late night show.

Kimmel announced the news on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," which is set to air on Wednesday. He said, "I'm having a baby," and joked that lesbian DeGeneres was the mother.

Kimmel added, "No, I decided to have the first one with my wife."

Kimmel has a 20-year-old son and 22-year-old daughter. He told DeGeneres, "I've really forgotten everything. It's funny because I was just with some friends who just had a baby (and) I was like, 'T...

The Wolf Of Sochi - Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Us Again

February 21st, 2014 10:00am EST
The Wolf Of Sochi - Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Us Again
Yesterday, a video from Sochi, Russia went viral. It came straight from the Twitter of American Olympic luger Kate Hansen. You may be familiar with the plight of foreigners visiting Sochi - bad accomodations, unfinished Olympic villas, water that's urine colored among many others. In particular, there has been a well documented problem with packs of stray dogs. But nothing quite like this.

As it turns out, however, this whole thing was just a clever prank, orchestrated by none other than the viral prank master himself, Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel admits to the Tom-foolery himself and shows you ...

Triple Threat: Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge & Chrissy Teigen Land Cheeky SI Swimsuit Cover

February 14th, 2014 9:34am EST
SI Swimsuit Issue 2014
The 50th anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue made its official debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night, revealing a trio of models on this year's cover.

Kimmel's sidekick Guillermo had a metal briefcase handcuffed to his arm with a remote control inside and waited with a crowd outside the studio for Kimmel's command. When he pushed the button on the remote a billboard-sized image of the cover was unveiled, revealing that this year's cover features three models -- Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen.

All three are topless and facing away from the camera, revealing som...

Jimmy Kimmel To Reveal Sports Illustrated's 2014 Swimsuit Issue Cover Model Tonight

February 13th, 2014 3:58pm EST
Chrissy Teigen
Jimmy Kimmel is set to reveal the cover model for the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue on his late-night talk show Thursday.

The big reveal, which marks the issue's 50th anniversary this year, was done on rival David Letterman's talk show for the past six years.

ABC made the official announcement on Wednesday that in addition to the big reveal, the model who lands the coveted spot on the magazine will appear on Kimmel's show on Monday, Feb. 17.

So who will be on this year's cover? Rumor has it that Chrissy Teigen is this year's cover girl, but no one really knows for sure because t...

Comedian Nathan Fielder Could Face Jail Time For Dumb Starbucks Coffee Shop

February 12th, 2014 10:01pm EST
Nathan Fielder
Comedian Nathan Fielder, the man behind the headline-making "Dumb Starbucks" prank in Los Angeles," has revealed that he could end up in jail over his "art."

Fielder, who stars in the Comedy Central series "Nathan For You" (which is heading into its second season), recreated a Starbucks coffee shop in an L.A. strip mall, branding it "Dumb Starbucks" and using the coffee company's full logo and title treatments for his shop.

The comedian says it's all in the name of art and he's not infringing on the Seattle coffeemaker's trademarks as what he's doing is allowed under copyright law in the ...

Top 10 Celebrity Twitter Feuds of All Time

December 26th, 2013 12:00pm EST
Celebrities are used to having their dirty laundry aired in public. But when it comes to their private fights and feuds between confidants and frenemies, you would think that they would relish in the small amount of privacy they still had left to hold on to and duke it out behind closed doors.

Not a chance. Many celebs (and D-list hanger-ons) take to Twitter, everyone’s favorite 140-character channel of expression, to air their grievances with their peers. Some celebrity twitter feuds just happen to be a little more insane than the others.

Let’s take a look at the 10 craziest that Twitter...

Jimmy Kimmel Gift Wraps John Krasinski's House For Christmas Prank

November 21st, 2013 8:03pm EST
Jimmy Kimmel
You'd think John Krasinski would think twice about starting a prank war with Jimmy Kimmel.

Last night, Kimmel revealed that his Christmas tradition involves pulling a prank on his neighbor John, who has retaliated with pranks of his own. "Around the holiday season I have a tradition, and that tradition involves vandalizing my friend John Krasinski's home," Kimmel explained on his show Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Who started it? According to Kimmel, Krasinski did after he was given a key to the late night host's home. Kimmel said "Under cover of the night, they [Krasinski and his wife Emily Blunt] ...

Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale & More Stars Sizzle At LACMA Art + Film Gala - See The Pics!

November 4th, 2013 2:00pm EST
Kate Hudson
Tons of celebrities stepped out to honor Martin Scorsese at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art + Film Gala on Saturday.

The filmmaker was recognized for helping the museum during the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 and for his work on film restoration.

Several stars feted the guest of honor. Kate Hudson looked incredible in a cream colored Gucci gown with a silver sparkling plunging neckline. Kate Beckinsale also looked fab in a light blue, sequined strapless dress.

Leonardo DiCaprio posed with Scorsese, looking dapper in a navy blue suit.

Fergie showed off her post-baby...

Trending: Hayden Panettiere Engaged, Kanye West On Kimmel, Jonas Brothers Axe Tour

October 10th, 2013 9:58am EDT
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Hayden Panettiere Confirms Engagement To Wladimir Klitschko
Nashville star Hayden Panettiere is engaged! The actress confirmed that she and Russian boxer Wladimir Klitschko are set to take the plunge while guesting on "Live With Kelly & Michael" Wednesday morning. (story)

Kanye West And Jimmy Kimmel Kiss And Make Up On Live TV
Well, maybe not the kiss part but rapper Kanye West and TV host Jimmy Kimmel did settle their differences on live television Wednesday night. West became enraged by a skit on Jimmy Kimmel Live which mocked the rapper. (Watch The Full Interview)

Julian Assange's lett...

Kanye West And Jimmy Kimmel Kiss And Make Up On Live TV (Watch The Full Interview)

October 10th, 2013 9:06am EDT
Kanye West on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Well, maybe not the kiss part but rapper Kanye West and TV host Jimmy Kimmel did settle their differences on live television Wednesday night. West became enraged by a skit on Jimmy Kimmel Live which mocked the rapper.

West responded to the sketch with a furious phone call and a series of angry tweets after the show featured two children mocking claims made by West in a BBC interview with Zane Lowe earlier this month.

The rapper was a guest on the show on Wednesday, and Kimmel admitted he "felt really bad" about the joke, prompting West to reveal he vented all his anger on Kimmel as he kne...

Kanye West To Appear On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Following Twitter Feud

October 9th, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West has agreed to sit down for an interview with Jimmy Kimmel following a feud the two had last month.

West took aim at the late-night talk show host after Kimmel made fun of the rapper's recent interview with BBC. Kimmel made a mockery of the Q&A by using two kids to re-enact the segment.  Kimmel asked his audience, "Does Kanye West know he's not supposed to be his own hype man?"

The singer was offended by the parody and lashed out at Kimmel on Twitter, adding more fuel to the fire.

On his Sept. 26 show, Kimmel said: "Did anyone else get a very angry phone call from Kanye West ab...

Kanye West Angry Over Jimmy Kimmel's TV Spoof

September 27th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Jimmy Kimmel
Kanye West is furious with Jimmy Kimmel after the late-night TV host made fun of the singer's BBC Radio 1 interview by recreating it with a child actor on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
West was so offended by the sketch, he went on a rant on Twitter.
In all capital letters, West tweeted:


— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) September 27, 2013


— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) September 27, 2013


Trending: Kaley Cuoco's Whirlwind Engagement, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks 'Don Jon', Jimmy Kimmel's Rap Feud

September 27th, 2013 9:56am EDT
Ryan Sweeting and Kaley Cuoco
"The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco is engaged to tennis player Ryan Sweeting after just three months of dating. The couple hooked up in July, after Kaley's brief romance with "Man of Steel" star Henry Cavill. "It's only been three months but she knows Ryan is the one," a rep for her show confirmed to Us Weekly. The two lovebirds hit the red carpet together at the Primetime Emmy Awards last weekend. (story)

Melissa Joan Hart has a new memoir coming out and the former teen actress has shared some of the dirt from in the book, titled "Melissa Explains It All". The "Sabrina the Teenage Wit...

Celebrities Tweet : Fallon's Joking Bad, Kimmel Punks The Entire Internet, Stars Remember 9/11 & More!

September 14th, 2013 8:00am EDT
Joking Bad : Jimmy Kimmel
Welcome one and all to our weekly Celebrities Tweet column, where we sum up the hot and trending items of the Twitterverse, as viewed by stars and starlets.

Jimmy Fallon's very own... Joking Bad. It's a must-watch. It's well worth thirteen minutes of your day.

I am the one who knocks. #JokingBad Our parody/tribute to #BreakingBad

— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) September 12, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel reveals the viral 'Twerk Fail' that swept the internet was a cleverly designed and subtly executed punk'd.

Hopefully this will put an end to twerking forever. http:/...

Fashion Week: Jimmy Kimmel Asks Fans About Up-And-Coming Designers 'Ricardo Montalban' And 'Purina Chow' (Video)

September 13th, 2013 11:25am EDT
Fashion Week
What happens when a bunch of people who consider themselves fashion savvy are confronted on the street with the names of designers such as "Joe Isuzu" and "Purina Chow"? That's what Jimmy Kimmel wanted to find out about during this year's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City.

The late-night TV host sent a camera crew out to New York's Lincoln Center, where all the fans attending runway shows from top designers and those who are up-and-coming.

See what happens when fans are asked about designers that don't even exist, and when the interviewer ups the ante by showing photos of a runw...

The Morning Roundup: Jimmy Kimmel Pranks The Internet, CMA Nominees, Lost Van Gogh Painting Goes On Display

September 11th, 2013 10:01am EDT
Jimmy Kimmel
Turns out Jimmy Kimmel was the mastermind behind that video of a girl "twerking" that went viral last week. Caitlin Heller ended up setting her pants on fire after a disastrous dance attempt in her apartment, and nearly everyone on the internet thought it was real. It wasn't. Well played, Mr. Kimmel. Well played. (story)

Blink-182 is set to play a 9/11 anniversary show in Brooklyn, New York and donate the money from the gig to the hospitals in New York. (story)

Sharon Osbourne revealed that she once hooked up with Jay Leno. The rock matriarch told the story on her show "The Talk" on Monda...