Twitter reacts to Jimmy Kimmel’s moving plea, but it’s not all positive


Earlier today we reported on Jimmy Kimmel's deeply moving tribute to the dozens of people who were murdered by gunman, Stephen Paddock, on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

While choking back tears, Jimmy offered a commentary on the senseless loss of life seen time and again in the United States due to a distinct lack of adequate gun control.

Insisting that 'prayers and thoughts are insufficient' as the United States comes to terms with the worst mass shooting in history, Jimmy appealed to those in power to use their 'common sense', and actively prevent the public from procuring weapons which can kill and maim hundreds of innocent people in mere minutes.

The studio audience applauded the presenter's heartfelt speech at the top of the show, and Twitter has also been quick to highlight the significance of Jimmy's words.

However, not everyone was as moved by the host's commentary on the massacre, with many taking to Twitter to accuse the father-of-four of an insincere address.

Form comparing car manufacturers with those in support of the 2nd amendment to suggesting that the host's stance was one of a Communist, Twitter didn't hold back when pouring scorn over JImmy's heartfelt plea.

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