Final week, upon the launch of YouTube Gaming, Jimmy Kimmel took time to poke enjoyable of the brand new web site devoted to watching world-class avid gamers.
Kimmel likened watching others play video video games, one thing he mentioned he solely did as a child when he ran out of quarters, to “going to a restaurant and having somebody eat your meals for you.”
Properly, his comments making enjoyable of the brand new web site, plus a viral video, drew the ire of the gaming community on-line. Greater than 11,600 comments had been posted, together with a variety of hateful stuff.
Final evening, Kimmel took on the haters and posted a number of of the choicest comments concerning the “most disliked video we’ve ever posted to YouTube.” He shared comments like “you silly fats boy folks love watching folks play video video games,” to others wishing him dying, and but extra that merely wrote stuff like “get most cancers.”
Each avid gamers and Kimmel examine watching video gaming to watching skilled sports activities, like soccer, which Kimmel says can be “dumb.” “I do it each Sunday, I do know it’s dumb.”
“However watching folks play video video games isn’t like watching folks play soccer,” Kimmel continues. “It’s like watching folks play fantasy soccer. It’s yet another step faraway from human exercise.”
With over 10,000 dislikes and virtually 3,000 comments already fueling the hearth, it seems to be like this new video received’t earn Kimmel any love from the gaming community both.
Watch the unique video beneath, posted to YouTube final week: