Jimmy Kimmel has blasted Aaron Rodgers as an ‘a**hole’ who has ‘put my family in danger’ for suggesting that he’ll be named on the forthcoming list of Jeffrey Epstein associates.
The 56-year-old comedian furiously blasted the claims made by the New York Jets quarterback and threatened to sue him during a fiery exchange which marks the latest escalation in their longtime feud.
A list of disgraced financier Epstein’s associates from court filings is set to be made public in the first few days of 2024 and Rodgers, 40, claimed that late show host Kimmel could be among the names on the list.
‘Dear A***hole: for the record, I’ve not met, flown with, visited, or had any contact whatsoever with Epstein, nor will you find my name on any ‘list’ other than the clearly-phony nonsense that soft-brained wackos like yourself can’t seem to distinguish from reality,’ Kimmel fumed on X.
‘Your reckless words put my family in danger. Keep it up and we will debate the facts further in court.’
Jimmy Kimmel has hit back at Aaron Rodgers after the NFL star suggested he will be named as one of Jeffrey Epstein’s associates
The late-night TV host furiously took to X and said Rodgers’ claims ‘put my family in danger’
Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s powerful friends and acquaintances are set to be exposed as part of a vast unsealing that a judge ordered just before the New Year
During his weekly appearance on the Pat McAfee Show on Tuesday, Rodgers began offering a conspiracy theory on the colors of the NFL’s Super Bowl emblems predicting the teams who will play the big game that season.
The panel were left baffled by the NFL star’s long-winded explanation, and co-host AJ Hawk interrupted to jokingly ask if it involved the Epstein list.
‘There’s a lot of people, including Jimmy Kimmel, who are hoping that list doesn’t come out,’ Rodgers responded.
McAfee then joked the quarterback had been ‘waiting in his wine cellar’ for the release of the court documents.
‘I’ll tell you what, if that list comes out, I will definitely be popping some sort of bottle,’ Rodgers said.
The QB joked he was ready to celebrate the release of the list while on the Pat McAfee show
The Super Bowl winner’s jibe came after Kimmel previously mocked him for discussing the Epstein list.
During an episode of his eponymous late-night show in March of last year, Kimmel took aim at Rodgers for his comments on Epstein and UFOs.
On a February appearance on the Pat McAfee show, Rodgers had shared some of his views on the topics and Kimmel re-ran the clip during his monologue.
‘I believe that this has been going on for a long time. Interesting timing on everything. There’s a lot of other things going on in the world,’ Rodgers said.
The show then jumped to a segment where Rodgers said, ‘Did you hear about the Epstein client list about to be released?
‘There’s some files that have some names on it that might be getting released pretty soon.’
David Bakhtiari stepped in to defend teammate Rodgers from Kimmel’s quips last year
Bakhtiari went back at Kimmel after coming across the criticism of Rodgers
Kimmel then said ‘It might be time to revisit that concussion protocol, Aaron,’ after referring to him as a ‘tin-foil hatter’ earlier in the segment.
Rodgers’ then-Green Bay Packers teammate David Bakhtiari hit back at Kimmel on social media.
‘Tell me you’re on the Jeffrey Epstein client list, without telling me you’re on the Jeffrey Epstein client list…,’ he tweeted.
The pedophile’s powerful friends and acquaintances are set to be exposed as part of a vast unsealing that a judge ordered just before the New Year.
Some 177 people will be identified across hundreds of files which will shed new light on the late financier’s sex trafficking operation and his network of influence.
Judge Loretta Preska wrote ‘unsealed in full’ next to the names of 177 Does who are Epstein’s friends, recruiters, victims and others whose names will be revealed when the material is released.
Kimmel previously tore into Rodgers for trying to hide his unvaccinated status, back in 2021.
In the blistering disclosure, Kimmel slammed Rodgers for stating that he tested negative 300 times before testing positive, comparing the logic to that of a 95-year-old grandma justifying keeping her driver’s license.
‘The fact of the matter is the risk of dying from Covid is eleven times higher if you are not vaccinated,’ Kimmel said. ‘This is a dumb conversation, but you’ll never guess who this wack Packer has been getting his medical advice from.’