“This, by the way, is not the first time that Trump has lashed out at Bette Midler. This has been going on for years,” the ABC late-night host said in his opening monologue, referring to Potus’ Tuesday Twitter jab at “washed up psycho” Midler, after she apologized for sharing a fake quote from him.
“He’s criticized her looks, her singing, her appearance on the Oscars,” Kimmel continued. “He doesn’t like her at all, which made me wonder why, where [does] this animosity came from? And I’ve been doing some research and I think I figured it out. It all starts with a popular movie from 1993: ‘Hocus Pocus.'