Jimmy Kimmel urges audience to mail their poop to Ted Cruz

Breanna Robinson
Thursday 13 January 2022 16:28
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Jimmy Kimmel urged his audience to send poop samples to Texas senator Ted Cruz in an hilarious late-night bit.

“One common result of the pandemic is people are taking healthcare into their own hands. Doctors and hospitals have been so overwhelmed it could take like a month to get an appointment.

“So people are treating themselves at home so much, so there’s a name for it now. They’re calling it do-it-yourself healthcare,” Kimmel said.

Kimmel outlined some of the products being sold, such as a home test to screen for colon cancer.

“You collect your own stool sample, and you ship it to the lab from your house.

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“It’s a good reminder to tip your mailman at Christmastime.”

Soon after Kimmel said this, he went on to poke fun at the Texas senator - by jokingly sharing a picture of Cruz’s office locations and noting that people can send or drop off their stool samples with him.

“They’re all listed right here. One in Central Texas, if you’re in Texas, North Texas, South Central Texas, even Washington, D.C. Write the word Ted on it … just make sure he knows it’s not Tucker Carlson’s, so he doesn’t eat it,” Kimmel added.

This was likely a reference on Kimmel’s part to Cruz’s recent conversation with Fox News Host Tucker Carlson, which caused his right-wing peers to rail against his “grovelling” about the January 6 insurrection.

Cruz referred to the insurrection as a “violent terrorist attack.” But when speaking to Carlson, it seemed that he was backpedalling.

“What I was referring to are the limited number of people who engaged in violent attacks against police officers. I think you and I both agree that if you assault a police officer, you should go to jail,” Cruz told Carlson.

He also said that he “wasn’t saying the thousands of peaceful protesters supporting Donald Trump are somehow terrorists.”

The following day after the interview, Cruz took to his Twitter to speak on his “dumb choice of words”.

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