JimmyKimmel didn’t need his writers to hammer out a monologue for him on last night’s show — Kanye West did all the work for them.
The ABC late night host read a series of tweets Kanye directed Kimmel’s way after the rapper was enraged by a bit on Kimmel’s show on Tuesday night, which mocked an interview Kanye gave to BBC1 (see below).
Kimmel read several of the tweets Kanye banged out in anger and laughed off each one, even throwing in a veiled dig at Kim Kardashian.
At one point Kimmel laughed, “Finally, I am in a rap feud.”
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