Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates His 19th Birthday By Mocking Trump’s Declining Wealth

On Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel 19th anniversary of his late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! by roasting former President Donald Trump.

“We learned today that Trump may be struggling financially. According to a new story of Forbes—And you wouldn’t believe this — he may have exaggerated his wealth,” he said in his monologue.

As Kimmel explains, “In 2020, Forbes estimates Trump has about $93 million in cash, which is interesting because most recently in 2015, he told Forbes he had $793 million in cash – maybe just a $700 million rounding error.” (Trump’s sharp drop in cash can of course be attributed to the pandemic, as his asset class must have been particularly hard hit.)

But Trump, of course, has a long history of lying about his personal fortune — and even caught on lying tape Forbes reporter in 1984 to jailbreak Forbes List of 400 billionaires. At the time, Trump, posing as an aide named “John Barron,” argued that he was a billionaire, even though his net worth at the time was $200 million.

For her part, Kimmel countered that there was no way real The billionaire will wear a tuxedo appeared in a Pizza Hut . advertisement hawking their new stuffed sole Pizza. “I haven’t personally dig into his finances, but here’s the thing: A real billionaire doesn’t play a billionaire in a Pizza Hut commercial,” Kimmel jokes, “in the same way that a GEICO gecko doesn’t. is actually an insurance agent. ”

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ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: clarefora@interreviewed.com.

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