The 16 Best Celebrity Mean Tweets from ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
With Jimmy Kimmel Live! in indefinite hiatus due to the multiple Hollywood strikes and Kimmel himself relegated to the “podcaster” rung on the comedy ladder, we can take solace in knowing that there is still endlessly entertaining content coming out daily from Kimmel’s funniest and most reliable writers — the a-holes of Twitter.
Kimmel’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” series is arguably the best creative project he’s done since he produced Sports Show with Norm Macdonald. Having A-listers read trash-talk from internet nobodies on-camera is a winning formula with endless permutations as, with each successive season of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a new crop of stars reach ubiquity and the same sea of haters type out the funniest, meanest and most below-the-belt burns for their 14 followers.
As of 2023, there have been 50 total “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” segments with special installments dedicated to NFL players, country music stars and former presidents named Barack. Here are the highlights so far…