Jimmy Kimmel Really Wanted Ted Cruz To ‘Throw Up’ During Their Televised Basketball Game

Jerod Harris/Getty Images, Bob Levey/Getty Images

During a podcast interview, Jimmy Kimmel shed new light on his 2018 charity basketball game against Sen. Ted Cruz. The talk show host opened up about what it was like playing one-on-one with the Texas senator, and explained that he accepted the challenge mostly because he wanted the politician to “throw up on television.”

Cruz challenged Kimmel to a one-on-one basketball game in June 2018 after the late-night host joked during one of his monologues that the Texas senator looked “like a blobfish.”

This led to the “Blobfish Basketball Classic,” a charity match that took place at Texas Southern University. Cruz beat the Jimmy Kimmel Live host 11-9 during
Read more…

Please follow and like us: