"Get cancer you f*cking cabbage": Gamers respond to Jimmy Kimmel making fun of "Let's Play" videos

Kimmel sat down with two popular YouTube gamers to "learn the ways of the game-watchers"


Scott Eric Kaufman
September 4, 2015 6:22PM (UTC)

Earlier this week, Jimmy Kimmel openly mocked the advent of YouTube Gaming, claiming that watching other people play video games is the equivalent of hiring people to eat for you in a restaurant.

Gamers were incensed -- wishing cancer, polio, and AIDS upon him -- and Kimmel responded by upping the ante, saying that he would sit down with some popular game-watchers later in the week "and then I will make a decision on whether this can continue or not. If I don’t like it, I will shut down Twitch. I will shut down YouTube Gaming. I have that power. One more word out of you little rats, no one will ever watch people play video games again."

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Last night, he made good on his promise and sat down with Markiplier and MissesMae, who showed him videos of parents riding Minecraft roller coasters and had him create a video of his own.

Watch the entire segment below via Jimmy Kimmel Live.

 

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Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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