Late-night television hosts Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel have entertained fans with their hit talk-shows for years. Recently, on April Fools’ Day, they decided to switch it up to surprise their fans.
Fallon & Kimmel swapped their talk shows for a April Fools’ Day prank. Fallon went over to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” while Kimmel hosted “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The after-hours staples flew across the country to pull off the epic prank, as Fallon usually films in New York City while Kimmel is based in Hollywood.
While discussing the prank over video chat, Kimmel and Fallon revealed that they originally wanted to pull off the epic switch for April Fools’ Day 2020. However, the deadly Covid pandemic halted their plans.
Fallon told Kimmel before the pair continued to host the other’s show, “This is wIld, but it’s been an amazing experience. I love that we did this. I can’t believe we pulled it off,” Fallon brought along his good friend Justin Timberlake, who appeared as his guest and spray painted “I [heart emoji] Matt Damon” on Kimmel’s desk.
The pair also participated in one of Kimmel’s most popular segments, “Celebrity Mean Tweets.” Instead of reading out mean tweets they decided to highlight “Sweet Tweets” they’ve received on Twitter.
Over in New York, Kimmel sat down with Hugh Jackman to play “Tonight Show” game, “Box of Lies.” He also welcomed comedian Bridget Everett. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, served as the night’s musical guest for both shows. Meanwhile, check out a clip from the show below.
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