Late night time hosts from Jimmy Kimmel to Seth Meyers all reacted to the most important story on Thursday: The testimonies given by Christine Blasey Ford and US Supreme Court docket nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
“Hundreds of thousands of People watched the much-anticipated testimonies of Supreme Court docket nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the girl who accused him of sexual assault, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford… Folks have been crying in entrance of their televisions, you’d have thought Milo Ventimiglia received killed by a Crock-Pot,” Kimmel stated on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” — referring a scene on NBC’s “This Is Us.”
Kimmel stated the testimony was “riveting to look at” and that Ford was “an exceptionally plausible witness by all counts.”
“So at halftime, it appeared just like the Democrats have been up like 32-to-nothing,” Kimmel joked. “However then Brett Kavanaugh sat down and delivered an impassioned, 45 minute speech delivered like a frat out of Hell.”
The host stated that his testimony was loud, offended and tearful.
“I have never seen this a lot crying and yelling for the reason that Cubs received the World Collection,” Kimmel stated.
Kimmel’s contemporaries in late night time, equivalent to Stephen Colbert of CBS’ “The Late Present,” additionally had so much to say concerning the listening to.
Colbert talked about in his monologue the feedback made by Sen. Dianne Feinstein that this listening to was not a trial for Ford, however a job interview for Kavanaugh.
“Okay, Brett, it says right here in your resume you are a Yale grad, very spectacular, completed on the prime of your class, and you’ve got a number of sexual assault allegations towards you,” Colbert stated, pretending he was having a job interview with Kavanaugh. “I am sorry however you are simply not Arby’s materials. Strive the Supreme Court docket.”
Colbert then confirmed a clip of Kavanaugh saying in his testimony that “I concern for the longer term.”
“Hashtag me too,” Colbert responded to cheers.
Trevor Noah of Comedy Central’s “The Every day Present” referred to as the listening to the “huge showdown everybody has been ready for” earlier than displaying clips of individuals on airplanes watching it.
“Sure, that is proper, even folks on planes have been watching the hearings,” Noah stated. “And it was so gripping that it was first time that individuals have been praying for a delay.”
He joked that even the flight attendants have been watching the hearings, mimicking them telling passengers to “get your individual peanuts!”
NBC’s Seth Meyers spent greater than ten minutes giving the listening to a more in-depth look on “Late Night time.” He stated that Ford’s testimony caught Republicans off guard.
“In reality, even Fox Information, the community that spends all day parroting Republican speaking factors, stated Dr. Ford’s testimony was unhealthy for the GOP,” Meyers stated. “Wow, you understand it is unhealthy when Fox Information calls it a catastrophe.”
CNNMoney (New York) First revealed September 28, 2018: 1:10 AM ET