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Jimmy Kimmel Gives His Honest Thoughts About His Future in Late Night TV

Jimmy Kimmel Gives His Honest Thoughts About His Future in Late Night TV

Jimmy Kimmel is getting candid about his future in late night.

The Jimmy Kimmel Live star made an appearance on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show on Thursday (September 16).

Here’s what he had to say…

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On hoping Conan O’Brien wins an Emmy: “I’m not that nice a guy. We would love to win the Emmy. I just know we’re not going to win the Emmy, so I think it would be a nice thing [if Conan wins]. Especially amongst comedians and his peers, he is thought of as one of the greats. I think [an Emmy win is] certainly deserved. I know the Emmys isn’t a lifetime achievement type situation, but I do think that Conan—not only was he really funny and very consistent, which is hard—he stuck to his guns.”

On Conan’s sidekick Andy Richter: “You will not find two funnier guys in real life than Conan and Andy.”

About his future in late night TV: “I vacillate. I do love being off. I love not working. It’s really so much better than working, and the ideal situation is having people do my job for me while I continue to get paid. But I don’t know. I don’t know. I think I know sometimes, and then when it comes time to make the decision, then I feel like I don’t know. But we’ll see. When I have to make that decision, I will make that decision.”

If you missed it, one big star threw Jimmy a retirement party – only he wasn’t retiring.

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