Twitter attacks Jimmy Kimmel for labelling Oz "dumb"

Liz Tse
Yahoo7 Entertainment

Well, you've really done it this time, Jimmy Kimmel.

The Australian people of Twitter have united and launched an attack on the TV host after he branded Oz "dumb" in a chat with Johnny Depp.

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"Isn't it heartening in a way to know that we're not the only dumb country though?," he said on Jimmy Kimmel Live about our our Deputy PM, Barnaby Joyce.

"I mean to find out that it's not just us doing stupid stuff, and Australia can make a... well it seems like one guy in Australia made a big deal out of this."

And that, people, is how you manage to anger an entire nation with one fateful sentence.

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It didn't take long for Twitter users to start trolling the comedian.

"Jimmy Kimmel calls Australia dumb,when America are on the cusp of Trump leading their country..Good one mate," wrote one user.

Another wrote: "Hey @jimmykimmel while the #WarOnTerriers might have been blown out of proportion, Australia's biosecurity laws are in no way dumb."

A different user also brought up this valid point: "Last night you said Australia is a dumb country. Barnaby Joyce is not representative of us - just like (Donald) Trump isn't for all U.S"

But perhaps, this user had the best burn of all.

"Hey @jimmykimmel Australia, unlike your own country is rabies free. We like to keep it that way," they tweeted.

Game, set, match.

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