Jimmy Kimmel Gets Emotional Talking About Killing of Cecil the Lion

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Jimmy Kimmel addressed the controversy surrounding the killing of Cecil the Lion, referring to Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer as a “jackhole.”

Kimmel weighed in on the issue during his monologue on Tuesday night.

Kimmel questioned why the dentist would pay $55,000 to hunt Cecil, a popular lion at a Zimbabwean national park. He refused to hold back, getting emotional (at the 4:10 mark in the video) while encouraging people to make a positive out of the situation by donating to wildcru.org.