Gaetz is reportedly under federal investigation for alleged sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old girl as well as allegedly paying for her travel expenses across state lines, which would violate sex trafficking laws. He appeared on Fox News on Tuesday night to defend himself in an interview Kimmel described as “so all-over-the-place, you’d think Matt Gaetz owned a pillow company.”
Carlson called it “one of the weirdest interviews I’ve ever conducted,” and Kimmel pointed out the irony of that statement.
“This is a man who interviewed someone who claimed Hillary Clinton was running a satanic pedophile operation out of a pizza place,” Kimmel said. “There’s always a twist.”
Kimmel also pointed out some of the more awkward moments of the Carlson-Gaetz interview in his Wednesday night monologue: