Jimmy Kimmel Mockingly Takes Trump’s Advice and Prays to the Lord For Schwarzenegger
President Donald Trump admittedly turned a few heads yesterday at the National Prayer Breakfast when he improvised his comments regarding current Celebrity Apprentice host Arnold Schwarzenegger. “They hired a big, big movie star, Arnold Schwarzenegger to take my place, and we know how that turned out,” the Commander in Chief told the room.
He furthered by asking the crowd to pray for the action movie star turned California governor. To comply with the wishes of our new President, Jimmy Kimmel and his sidekick Guillermo held a prayer on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, asking the Good Lord to bless Schwarzenegger and his “mighty biceps.”
“Dear Lord, we’d like to ask for your blessing tonight for former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger,” Kimmel mockingly said at the top of the bit. “May his mighty biceps lift not only the ratings of Celebrity Apprentice, but also lift the spirits of Celebrity Apprentice contestants.”
Kimmel continued, “Lead them all not to the chopper, but deliver them to the final round. We also ask you, Lord, to watch over Arnold’s main whenever she bends over to dust.”
Before the solemn ceremony was concluded, the ABC late night show host quickly added, “And please forgive him for The Expendables 3. Amen.”
Trump’s original comments on Thursday were met with criticism, with many wondering if the setting was the right place to pick a fight with his reality TV successor. He told the gathering at the National Prayer Breakfast, “The ratings went right down the tubes. It’s been a total disaster. And [Celebrity Apprentice producer] Mark [Burnett] will never, ever bet against Trump again, and I want to just pray for Arnold, if we can, for those ratings.”
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