Despite having his Park Slop Airbnb spot pranked, Jimmy Kimmel Live! continued its Brooklyn residency at BAM last night with special guest and all-around delightful person Cardi B. They talked a lot about her kid (and the fact that having him broke her vagina), her love of lambos (despite her inability to drive), and her mayoral platform.
“It’s something you have to be extremely responsible for, [there are] so many things I want to do like rats and raccoons, I want to get rid of them,” Cardi B said. “I don’t know where they came from! They’re everywhere. And you know what, there’s something about the rats, they’re scared of you. But the raccoons are not. They just look at you like, ‘why are you in my backyard, my garbage?'” She is, of course, completely correct: distemper-infected zombie raccoons have become a real problem in recent months (although there have been some occasional innocent raccoons swept up in raccoon hysteria).
Kimmel also had a real local politician on the show: Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who talked about fighting for universal healthcare, the importance of voting, and how people react to seeing her canvass now that she’s famous.
Kimmel and Guillermo also visited an FDNY house in Harlem to make pancakes and slide down the pole:
And lastly, you can get a behind-the-scenes look at how they put together that Eminem/Empire State Building performance: