Jimmy Kimmel says it's 'time to take away the keys' after Trump's Oscar rant

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Jimmy Kimmel had an eventful morning on Wednesday. Donald Trump ranted against the late-night TV host's Oscars performance (a month late) and even confused Kimmel for Al Pacino. While amused, Kimmel admitted that he's more than a little concerned about the ex-president.

Donald Trump took to Truth Social to blast Kimmel for exhibiting "Trump Derangement Syndrome" during the Academy Awards. He's also still fuming about Kimmel reading his social media post during the ceremony. And to top it all off, Trump also thinks it was Kimmel who stumbled through the Best Picture announcement. As anyone who watched the broadcast or read about it knows, that was Al Pacino.

Kimmel delivered his initial response on Twitter. But Wednesday night allowed him to further respond during the Jimmy Kimmel Live! monologue.

The comedian is always tickled when he gets under Trump's skin. This was no different as Kimmel laughed his way through reading Trump's post on Truth Social.

Other than Trump's use of the word "vaunted," Kimmel said "literally everything else is not just wrong, but maybe-we-should-be-worried-about-him wrong. Like maybe take-the-keys-away-from-grandpa wrong."

The monologue then went line-by-line fact-checking what Trump said. The host conceded that "stupid Jimmy Kimmel" may be correct.

But from there, Kimmel went on the offensive. He informed Trump that ratings for the Academy Awards went up, Trump is the only one suffering from "TDS," Al Pacino presented Best Picture, "and the winner is" isn't the mandatory line, and Molly McNearney didn't beg Kimmel not to read Trump's post during the Oscars.

Kimmel wasn't done there as he took exception to Trump's claim that he's the worst host in Oscars history. Kimmel revealed that he's already been asked to host the Oscars next year. "Which I wasn't planning to do, but now I might," he admitted.

The monologue ended with Kimmel replaying the moment he stopped the Oscars to roast Trump. Clearly, the joke still bothers the former president. On the bright side, his obsession just may give us another year of Kimmel as Oscars host.