Jimmy Kimmel jokingly positioned blame on Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for Texas Tech’s dramatic eight-point loss to Virginia within the NCAA championship sport.
“A whole lot of Texas Tech followers suppose he is guilty for the loss,” advised Kimmel on Tuesday, noting that Cruz attended the sport.
The late-night host then pointed to a tweet Cruz posted through the fourth quarter.
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“35 seconds. ONE level LEAD. GO RED RAIDERS!!! #1 Protection,” the senator tweeted, together with a selfie.
“The second he posted it the sport was in extra time and the Pink Raiders misplaced,” continued Kimmel, because the viewers roared with laughter.
The comic then defined that this has occurred to Cruz earlier than.
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Final yr, Kimmel stated Cruz was additionally blamed for the Houston Rockets’ Sport 7 loss in the western convention NBA finals.
“And again in 2017, I keep in mind he posted, ‘Congrats to Lori Loughlin daughter’s acceptance into USC – well-deserved!” Kimmel then joked, placing up a spoof tweet of Cruz posing in entrance of a college statue.
“And everyone knows what occurred with that, so … Poor Ted,” added Kimmel, referring to Loughlin’s alleged involvement within the multimillion-dollar school admissions dishonest rip-off.
Cruz did not immediately reply to Kimmel, although he did touch upon whether or not or not he is a “jinx” for standard sports activities groups.
“Ah, Leftie snark. Tech did nice final evening, however haters gonna hate. I used to be there & cheered the Astros on in 2017; I cheered the Spurs on in 2014; I cheered UT on within the Rose Bowl in 2005; and I cheered the Rockets on in 1994. We received all of them — that sort of ‘jinx’ is fairly good!” replied Cruz on Tuesday to an article titled, “Did Ted Cruz jing Texas Tech with late-game tweet?”
Loughlin and her designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have been amongst 14 individuals indicted on fraud and cash laundering fees Tuesday within the scandal. The couple is accused of forking over $500,000 to make sure their two daughters, Isabella, 20, and Olivia Jade, 19, would get accepted into the College of Southern California as crew group recruits — regardless of allegedly by no means having really participated within the sport.
Celebrities throughout the Hollywood spectrum have mocked Loughlin in addition to “Determined Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman after their alleged roles within the scheme surfaced.
Fox Information’ Sasha Savitsky contributed to this report.