So Long, Sarah! Jimmy Kimmel Is, Well, 'Dating' Ben Affleck
As threatened, Jimmy Kimmel has blasted back at girlfriend Sarah Silverman in the wake of her recent revelation – in an hysterical music video – that she and PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive Matt Damon are intimate.
“Matt, Sarah, this is for you,” said Kimmel, noting that Silverman and Damon’s music video has been seen by about 8 million people on ABC.com and YouTube.
And the hilarious new clip – in which the two are seen giving each other pedicures before Affleck tweaks Kimmel’s bare chest – isn’t just a duet: It’s an all-star performance on par with “We Are the World.”
When it comes to backup singers, Kimmel somehow managed to round up a who’s-who of the entertainment industry, including Don Cheadle, Ashlee Simpson, Robin Williams, Cameron Diaz, Huey Lewis, Christina Applegate, Joan Jett, Macy Gray, Benji and Joel Madden, Lance Bass, Josh Groban and Harrison Ford – who blows the new couple a kiss.
Costarring Brad Pitt
Even Brad Pitt makes a cameo, albeit in a non-singing role. He plays a FedEx deliveryman who brings a cake of congratulations to Kimmel and Affleck.
Kimmel and Affleck also stand nose to nose in the video, and all but kiss. As Robin Williams rhapsodizes, “This is not a man crush.”
“The reason I did it like this, I didn’t want my parents finding out from the tabloids,” Kimmel said after showing the video.
Retorted a straight-faced Kimmel, “Well, she’s our daughter now.”