Watch Billy Eichner’s First Monologue as Kimmel’s Replacement Host

With Jimmy Kimmel on a two-month break from his talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, guest hosts are taking over, and comedian Billy Eichner filled in Wednesday (and will host for the remainder of the week), bringing a distinct gay sensibility to the late-night monologue.
In his taped-at-home comedy bit, Eichner welcomed TV viewers to another night of entertainment in a “disease-ravaged, fascist state” and “declared he was going to put a “comedic spin on some devastating news.”
No, Eichner is not John Krasinski after a terrible accident, he reassured viewers, before launching into several Hamilton and COVID-19 jokes. Eichner transitioned to a bit where he made fun of Cameo — an app where celebrities send private messages to fans — as well as those who refuse to wear face masks, along with white people who weaponize their privilege. Watch below.

Original Article on The Advocate
Author: Neal Broverman


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