Jimmy Kimmel Dragged Online After Being Accused Of Upstaging Quinta Brunson's Big Moment At Emmy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel's stunt at the Emmys didn't land the way he thought. 😒

Abbott Elementary star Quinta Brunson’s big moment at the Emmys was upstaged by a bitter Jimmy Kimmel, and the internet dragged him.

On Sept. 12 (Monday), Brunson won the prestigious award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, the Independent UK reported. Prior to the 32-year-old newcomer’s first Emmy win, actor Will Arnett introduced the category and performed a not-so-funny skit with Kimmel that included the talk show host laying out on the stage. Rather than getting up as Arnett announced Brunson’s win, the 54-year-old comedian, seemingly, bitter over his loss to a rival talk show earlier that night, refused to move so that the Emmy winner could give her acceptance speech.

A gracious Brunson tried to rouse Kimmell to move, saying, “Jimmy, wake up. I won.”

Twitter users immediately reacted to Kimmel’s shenanigans, calling him out.

Brunson appeared to take the asinine act in stride. She told the press that she wasn’t bothered “that much” by the moment, but she couldn’t attest to how people on social media felt.

“I felt like the bit didn’t bother me that much...Tomorrow maybe I’ll be mad at him. I’m going to be on his show on Wednesday, so I might punch him in the face."

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