Jimmy Kimmel announces leave from ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ after being embroiled in a blackface controversy
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Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel has announced that he is taking a break from "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" for the summer.

The announcement comes on the heels of a recently resurfaced blackface controversy in which Kimmel took heavy criticism for dressing up as a former NBA player. What are the details? On Thursday, Kimmel announced his summer leave, citing the need for a "couple of months off."

In a video announcement from his home studio, Kimmel said, "I'm taking this summer off to spend even more...

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