Jimmy Kimmel and Aaron Rodgers haven’t seen eye-to-eye over time. Their drama began in 2021 when Jimmy, 56, slammed Aaron, 40, for not getting vaccinated towards COVID-19 within the peak of the pandemic. Extra not too long ago, the 2 stars clashed when Aaron claimed that Jimmy had ties to Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier and registered intercourse offender who died in jail in 2019.
Under is the total timeline of Jimmy and Aaron’s ongoing feud.
November 2021: Jimmy Slams Aaron For His Vaccination Standing
Jimmy went on his late-night present and known as out Aaron for making an attempt to cover that he wasn’t vaccinated towards COVID-19 through the 2021-2022 NFL season. On the time, Aaron was the quarterback for the Inexperienced Bay Packers.
“Proper, proper, and if parachutes are so nice, how come 11 individuals died skydiving final yr?” the host stated on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in November 2021 in response to Aaron’s feedback in regards to the vaccine on The Pat McAfee Present. “The actual fact of the matter is the danger of dying from Covid is 11 occasions increased in the event you aren’t vaccinated. This can be a dumb dialog, however you’ll by no means guess who this wack Packer has been getting his medical recommendation from,” Jimmy added, in reference to Joe Rogan, who had Aaron on his podcast to debate the vaccine.
“Actually, the one factor worse than not getting vaccinated if you’re in shut contact with different individuals is letting them assume you’re vaccinated if you’re not,” Jimmy additionally stated about Aaron. “It’s mainly the Covid equal of ‘the condom fell off.’ Aaron is a Karen, that’s the actual fact of the matter.”
March 2023: Jimmy Calls Aaron a ‘Wack Packer’
Aaron first talked in regards to the alleged listing of individuals related to Epstein throughout an look on The Pat McAfee Present in March 2023. Jimmy responded to Aaron’s conspiracy idea feedback on his discuss present and made enjoyable of the well-known athlete.
“Evidently, all this UFO discuss has the tin foil hatters going wild, together with whack-Packer Aaron Rodgers,” Jimmy stated, including, “It could be time to revisit that concussion protocol, Aaron.”
When Aaron appeared on The Pat McAfee Present once more on January 2, 2024, he outright talked about Jimmy as one of many high-profile names who might be on the listing of people that have alleged ties to Epstein. “Lots of people, together with Jimmy Kimmel, are hoping that doesn’t come out,” Aaron said on the present.
Expensive Aasshole: for the document, I’ve not met, flown with, visited, or had any contact in any way with Epstein, nor will you discover my title on any “listing” aside from the clearly-phony nonsense that soft-brained wackos like your self can’t appear to differentiate from actuality. Your reckless… https://t.co/p8eug12uiS
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) January 2, 2024
In response, Jimmy as soon as once more slammed Aaron and even threatened authorized motion towards the New York Jets quarterback on Twitter.
“Expensive aashole: for the document, I’ve not met, flown with, visited, or had any contact in any way with Epstein, nor will you discover my title on any ‘listing’ aside from the clearly-phony nonsense that soft-brained wackos like your self can’t appear to differentiate from actuality. Your reckless phrases put my household in peril. Stick with it and we’ll debate the details additional in courtroom.@AaronRodgers12,” Jimmy tweeted.
Pat McAfee even apologized for “being a component” of Aaron’s assertion towards Jimmy, noting that the previous athlete was “simply making an attempt to speak s**t.”
“I can see precisely why Jimmy Kimmel felt the way in which he felt, particularly together with his place. However I believe Aaron was simply making an attempt to speak s**t,” Pat stated after the argument went viral. “However did it go too far? Jimmy Kimmel actually stated that was the case. We clearly don’t like the truth that we’re related to something unfavorable ever. We like our present to be an uplifting one, a cheerful one, a enjoyable one. However it’s as a result of we discuss shit and attempt to make gentle of the whole lot. Some issues clearly individuals get very pissed off about, particularly once they’re that severe allegations, so we apologize for being part of it.”