“I’m married to Kate Capshaw,” the three-time Oscar winning director, 71, explained to Kimmel, motioning to his wife of 26 years.
The Oscars host, 50, responded, “Oh, how nice. Her, I know.”
Then Kimmel followed up with a random request. “You got any pot?” he inquired to Spielberg. “Do you have any pot?”
The Post director jokingly reached into his pocket as Kimmel quipped to the camera, “Sorry, I didn’t realize we were on.”
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Spielberg’s The Post is up for Best Picture, and star Meryl Streep is nominated in the Best Lead Actress category for her role as Katharine Graham, The Washington Post‘s first-ever female publisher.
The 2018 Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and were telecast live on ABC.