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Jimmy Kimmel calls Roy Moore ‘despicable’ in midst of Twitter clash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and ABC late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel traded comments on Twitter Thursday after Kimmel sent Jake Byrd, AKA comedian Tony Barbieri, to heckle Moore during a speech at a church in Theodore on Wednesday, according to USA Today.

After the event Moore tweeted the following response to Kimmel, accusing the talk-show host of mocking “our Christian values.”

Kimmel replied to that tweet:

Moore, in response, tweeted:

Kimmel then seemed to accept the challenge while mentioning some attire worn by Moore at a past rally. Kimmel and also said he would be leaving his “daughters at home,” likely in response to a series of allegations of sexual misconduct made against Moore over the past weeks.

Kimmel tweeted late Thursday that his show would include a “showdown and throwdown with the despicable Roy Moore” that night.

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