Then next February, he’ll get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
I’ll take his.” Hostile takeover didn’t figure into Kimmel’s new time slot, though—his move is one of the least bloody coups in late-night history, and won’t put anyone out of work.
"It's so crazy that it was some big bananas big deal that I had a little pot thing, and meanwhile you have to walk around the Emmys in a sea of drunken, terrifying, scary people. His longtime pal Carson Daly says he’s vowed never to go golfing with Kimmel again because “the last time we went,” in 2002 at a Vegas country club, “we were drunk, and he was literally urinating in the sand traps,” says Daly.“I’m doing math in my head like Tiger Woods, and all I hear is, ‘Hey, Carson!’ ” They were being interviewed at the time by a reporter from Golf Digest.) Kimmel tried to bring that sensibility to ABC, but was quickly forced to readjust.Two things about her position stand out aside from her marriage to the show’s host: one is that she is the writing staff’s only female (or was as of 2012) and the other is that she and the rest of the writing team are in a different building than her husband, which, while out of the ordinary, says helps with her concentration.In an interview with , Molly Mc Nearney revealed that the first words her new boss and future spouse said to her were actually quite insulting.Molly Mc Nearney is currently the co-head writer for having worked up from starting out as a writer’s assistant in 2004 and then promoted in 2008.The couple started dating in 2009, in case you were wondering if there was any chance that the promotion was not actually earned.Kimmel was in an off-and-on relationship with comedian Sarah Silverman from 2002 to 2009. She is the head co-writer of "After Jimmy and Sarah broke up, Molly and Jimmy both found themselves single, and they clicked," a source said at the time of the proposal."They're really happy together." The couple wed the same day Halle Berry married Olivier Martinez.That’s when Kimmel’s show will move from midnight to p.m., putting him in direct competition with both Letterman’s Late Show and Jay Leno’s Tonight Show.When Live debuted in 2003, Kimmel was 34 and coming from Comedy Central, where he’d spent four years as the sidekick on Win Ben Stein’s Money (for which he won his only Emmy, in 1999) and four years co-hosting The Man Show, a winking tribute to male boorishness he’d created with friend Adam Carolla featuring drunken audience members, bikini babes on trampolines, and, at one point, Kimmel’s marriage to a monkey.