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Jimmy Kimmel Reported To Police For His Joke About Will Smith

A republican representative reported Kimmel to the police for a joke he made about Will Smith on his late-night show.

US politician, Marjorie Taylor Greene, reported Jimmy Kimmel to the police after the host joked that Will Smith should slap her.

The Republican representative from Georgia tweeted that Kimmel’s wisecrack — which referenced Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars — amounted to a “threat of violence”.

“ABC, this threat of violence against me by @jimmykimmel has been filed with the @CapitolPolice,” she tweeted.

In response to Greene’s police report, Kimmel replied on Twitter Wednesday night, writing: “Officer? I would like to report a joke.”

On Tuesday night’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ show, Kimmel made the quip about Greene after she tweeted that GOP Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney were “pro-paedophile” for saying they would vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.

During his monologue, Kimmel referred to Greene as a “Klan mom” and said she was “especially upset” by her fellow Republicans’ decision to confirm Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court.

“Wow, where is Will Smith when you really need him?” Kimmel then cracked.