I am shocked by Jimmy Kimmels nepotism

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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Some would see it as loyalty. But yes, it is classic nepotism. That's a luxury you can afford when you aren't required to do much in the ratings and they probably just pay them out of what would have been Jimmy's cut anyway.

    You pretty much have to be a sucker to own stock in any large US corporation these days. They're raiding your earnings as their own personal piggy banks for friends, family, and cronies. The idea of fidiciary duty went out the back door years ago.
     
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    I always knew Howard was his idol but hearing him lick Stern's ass for hours yesterday really was quite sad.
     
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    Howard is the same way, only it's Yids instead of family members.
     
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    1. that article doesn't even mention the receptionist, who's his cousin.

    2. Jimmy talked about this in 2002 when he launched Jimmy Kimmel Live -- and he's joked about it ever since -- he likes to hire his family. But there are plenty of people who are not his family members who work for the show.

    The original executive producer was Daniel Kellison, one of Kimmel's best friends.

    Kimmel and ABC had to can him in favor of this chick named Jill Leiderman, who's been doing a fine job.

    She's pictured below.

    Also, Kimmel's current girlfriend -- who's actually CO-head writer -- was co-head writer when they began dating.

    She was co-head writer when he dated Sarah Silverman.

    You may hate it, but this structure has actually propelled Kimmel to success.

    Overall, there are only like 2 or 3 relatives who work on the show. That's not excessive.

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    it 'works' for him, thats all that matters. he does a better show with his people than he does with industry professionals.
    howard set up his show in a simular way