The Emmy Awards 2022 were held earlier this week, and Abbott Elementary’s Quinta Brunson won an honor. Her winning speech appeared to turn awkward after Jimmy Kimmel continued to perform a comic skit on stage. Kimmel drew a lot of anger online over this, and the Jimmy Kimmel Live presenter eventually apologised to Brunson for it.

Kimmel was in the middle of his monologue on Wednesday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” when Brunson interrupted him and walked on set holding her trophy. The late-night host joked to his guest, “You know, you’re a little bit early for your interview. It’s after the commercial.” Brunson then replied,

“I know, but I have a little favor to ask, actually. So, you know how [when] you win an Emmy, you only have 45 seconds to do an acceptance speech, which is not that much time? And then you get less time because someone does a dumb comedy bit that goes on a bit too long?”

The “Abbott Elementary” creator, 32, then told Kimmel, 54, she would like to use the time on his show to finish her acceptance speech that he interrupted at Monday’s ceremony and proceeded to name those she was not able to thank. Later, the comedians went together for a one-on-one interview, during which Kimmel apologized directly to Brunson for taking the attention during her big moment.

“I’m sorry I did do that, actually. And also, the last thing I would ever want to do was upset you because I think so much of you. And I think you know that — I hope you know that.”

Kimmel called it a “dumb comedy bit.” The Abbott Elementary creator accepted Jimmy’s apology and said that she wasn’t bothered by what else was going on around her. Brunson thanked Kimmel for his apology and told him that he did not take away from her feeling of excitement at all at the time.

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