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Keith Olbermann Hits Back At Jimmy Kimmel, Says He Reminds Him Of Bill O’Reilly

Olbermann Hits Back At Jimmy Kimmel, Says He Reminds Him Of Bill O'Reilly

Ousted Current TV host Keith Olbermann was not amused by Jimmy Kimmel‘s jokes at his expense at the White House Correspondents Dinner. “Funny that Jimmy Kimmel ripped me after his people desperately wanted me to fly to LA to be on his show this past Wednesday,” Olbermann shot back via Twitter.

“I’d like everyone to look under your seats. Under each one you will find a copy of Keith Olbermann’s resume,” Kimmel cracked. “Is Keith here tonight? Limo wouldn’t pick him up? The thing about Keith Olbermann. He is so likable. Al Gore launched Current TV in 2005 and it took off like a North Korean rocket. But to be honest, I didn’t even know Current TV was still on the air, but then I don’t get ‘Channel a Million.’ Keith Olbermann burned more bridges than the arsonist of Madison County. He has more pink slips than Marcus Bachmann. Too soon?”

Olbermann later clarified that he was upset with the “revenge element” of Kimmel’s jokes, saying he reminded him of long-time nemesis Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly:

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