March 04, 2018 09:35 PM

Steven Spielberg had a unexpected answer when Jimmy Kimmel asked him, “What do you do?” at Sunday night’s Academy Awards.

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“I’m married to Kate Capshaw,” the three-time Oscar winning director, 71, explained to Kimmel, motioning to his wife of 26 years.

Spielberg and Capshaw at the 2018 Oscars in Los Angeles March 4
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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?”

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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.

Be sure to check out PEOPLE’s full Academy Awards coverage to get the latest news on Hollywood’s big night.

The 2018 Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and were telecast live on ABC.

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