Not coincidentally, it coincides with a two-day fundraising sweep of Hollywood, where Kimmel’s show is based.
Clinton last visited Jimmy Kimmel Live in March, before she became the official Dem nominee [Watch below]. During that memorable visit – her second of the election cycle to JKL – Kimmel told her, “I am going to be your secret weapon, because I’m going to help you win this election, no problem.” The late-night host offered to help “man-splain” campaign speech-giving to the political veteran, then asked if she understood the expression.
“Yeah, that’s when a man explains something to a woman in a patronizing way,” Clinton responded. “Actually, it’s when a man explains something to a woman in a condescending way. But you were close,” he joked.
After criticizing her outfit, Kimmel put her in front of a dais, and directed her to begin giving one of her stump speeches, but quickly interrupted. “You’re shouting, you’re too loud. You don’t have to shout like that, it hurts my ear. It comes off as little shrill for men. That’s all… I mean, you’re making a speech, not an arrest. So just tone it down and try it again.”
Kimmel continued to “scold” Clinton, Clinton continued to look uncomfortable, and we continued to wonder which of her campaign staffers had signed off on having her participate in the sketch.
Later, he told her to “try again, and be careful with the face.”
“It’s like nothing I ever do is right,” Clinton faux-complained.
“Exactly. You’re not doing it right. I can’t quite put my finger on it. But something is…. you’re not umm…”
“A man?” Clinton asked.
Here is a clip from that visit: