Bill Burr criticizes Jimmy Kimmel, an anti-Trump “idiot liberal” late-night host, on his own show.

Comedian Bill Burr ignited controversy this week during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show, where he took aim at liberals and made a bold prediction about former President Donald Trump.

During an interview on Tuesday night, Burr directed a pointed remark at Kimmel and referred to liberals as “stupid” while discussing Trump.

“Liberals are so stupid the way that they handle Trump…He was on the casino circuit and then you idiot liberals…indicted him. And now he’s a martyr and now he’s coming back,” Burr stated as he looked straight at Kimmel.

This unexpected attack came as a surprise to Kimmel, who has frequently expressed his disdain for Trump. When Kimmel asked Burr for clarification, the comedian responded bluntly, “You should just shut up! He’s a narcissist. Neutral energy. No Trump.”

Burr went on to liken Trump to a “one hit wonder,” comparing him to the artist behind the 1960s hit song “The Twist.” He suggested that liberals’ focus on Trump has inadvertently given the former president more media attention.

The controversy surrounding Burr’s statements didn’t end there. In November, Burr’s wife attended an Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view event where Trump was also in attendance. Viewers noticed Burr’s wife flipping off Trump, which only added to the tension.

Burr further stoked the flames during his appearance on Kimmel’s show by commenting on the advanced age of both Trump and current President Joe Biden. He joked that both men may die of “natural causes” sooner rather than later, implying that they are too old to be running for president.

“I want somebody in their 40s, somebody that’s gonna have to live with their decisions,” Burr said. “With any luck, they’ll both die of natural causes before the election and maybe you could get somebody that still has something to live for.”

Kimmel responded by jokingly saying, “This year you’re not gonna get a visit from Santa, but you are gonna get a visit from the Secret Service.”

Burr’s comments about Trump and the current political landscape have sparked debate and conversation across the country. Many have reacted strongly to his statements, with some praising his boldness and others criticizing him for being dismissive and disrespectful.

This is not the first time that Kimmel has been involved in a controversy related to Trump. The late night host has been an outspoken critic of the former president, frequently denouncing his actions and policies. Kimmel’s persistent criticism of Trump has led many to accuse him of having what is colloquially known as “Trump Derangement Syndrome,” a term used to describe an intense and irrational dislike of Trump.

For some, Burr’s statements have only added fuel to the fire of the ongoing debate about Trump’s impact on American politics and culture. The divide between those who support the former president and those who oppose him continues to be a source of contention.

As news of Burr’s controversial appearance on Kimmel’s show continues to make waves, the conversation around this topic is likely to persist in the coming days. It remains to be seen how both Burr and Kimmel will respond to the reactions and criticisms that have emerged following their on-air exchange.

The dialogue prompted by this incident is a reflection of the deep and enduring divide in American society, highlighting the challenges of addressing such a complex and polarizing topic. The controversy is a reminder of the power of provocative statements to ignite debate, and it serves as an indication of the enduring impact that political figures like Trump have on the national conversation.