Looks like the Twitter beef between Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t a one-day affair.
The social media skirmish began on Wednesday when the caustic MP called out the talk show host after he made a joke about Greene accusing three Republican senators of being ‘pro-paedophiles’ because they said that they would vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, who was confirmed by the Senate in a 53-47 vote on Thursday.
“Wow, where’s Will Smith when you really need him, huh?” Kimmel joked, referring to the actor’s slap on comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars.
Greene, who liked social media posts about the execution of prominent Democrats, accused Kimmel of make a violent threat and claimed she reported it to the United States Capitol Police.
Kimmel didn’t seem concerned and simply replied, “Officer? I would like to report a joke.
On Thursday, Greene accused Kimmel of secretly sending a “dog whistle” that would result in death threats.
Kimmel fired the volley and suggested that “Animal Control” might be a better place to file his rebuke than the Capitol Police.
Greene then claimed that she was receiving threats from her fans and included a recording of a call she said was from one of her fans.
Thursday evening, Kimmel had not replied to this last message.
However, he responded to a tweet from Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), who told Kimmel that Greene and her husband could definitely kick the talk show host’s rear. they were choosing to (an odd flex considering she was claiming she feared violence).
Kimmel’s response bluntly referenced the investigation into whether Gaetz had sex with a 17-year-old girl: “Stay inside. It’s Girl Scout cookie season.