Pharrell Williams on Making Juneteenth an Official Holiday

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Published on June 19, 2020

Pharrell talks about making Juneteenth an official holiday, the importance of the day, speaking with the Governor of Virginia and other officials to help push it through, and he talks about how his family is doing with the quarantine. Jimmy has been making donations to worthwhile causes chosen by our guests every day during the shutdown. Pharrell chose World Central Kitchen. Please help Chef José Andrés fight hunger around the world. Go here to donate – https://wck.org/#JimmyKimmelLiveFromHisHouse

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  • Steffie Swift 3 months ago

    Dre also wanted to make Juneteenth an official holiday

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  • Frank Liesenborgs 3 months ago

    The new president of the US with his VP…. Pharrell and Jimmy can get the job done.

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  • Victor Jones 3 months ago

    Pharrell has those magical genes where he doesn’t show his age at all. Like damn, looks like he’s in his mid-late 30’s or something.

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  • ꧁T͓̽i͓̽t͓̽t͓̽y͓̽F͓̽r͓̽o͓̽s͓̽t͓̽e͓̽r͓̽M͓̽c͓̽D͓̽r͓̽a͓̽m͓̽a͓̽꧂ 3 months ago

    One for all and all for one.

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  • Michelle Pong 3 months ago

    Jimmy looks like he could be a lumberjack

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  • kenny d 3 months ago

    remember the columbine shootings…why has it taken another black man to die for you all to start now?

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  • Tyler Hackner 3 months ago

    Making Juneteenth a national holiday is due, but it definitely isn’t enough. We need justice and equality, we need people to have basic rights. Not just people having performative gestures.

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  • Lisa Bullock 3 months ago

    ☮✝️💜

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  • Rae Ali Norah 3 months ago

    Pharrell has a beautifully young face and very conscious mind, if Cuomo doesn’t want to president, Parrell would be a great alternative?

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  • New Message 3 months ago

    I honestly can’t believe it isn’t already. Well, I can believe it, given the massive inequality in the US.. but.. I can’t believe it, y’know?

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  • Heranandez Jr Productions 3 months ago

    He’s Also Song and music by Despicable Me
    My favorite Movie

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  • PtolemyJones 3 months ago

    I’m good with it, but there seems to be an attitude that we have reached the limit on holidays, so something has to go away. I wonder which holiday it would be. Labor Day maybe?

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  • Funky Doolittle 3 months ago

    out of all the states Texas is the only the only state that has made it an official holiday wow…talking about contrast…

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  • Neilton Farias Filho 3 months ago

    Pharrel super cool rapper my brother.

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  • Kiss Kiss 3 months ago

    Interesting but almost awkward in a way, this interview was.

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  • sol029 3 months ago

    The fact that isn’t a holiday speaks to how much racism hasn’t gone away in your country. Just saying.

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  • Carrie Green 3 months ago

    That’s awesome
    God Bless us all.

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  • Jada 3 months ago

    Holiday? Darlin, I will be grieving and rejoicing on that day. However, all the other days, I really want to kick ‘white supremacist’ ass!

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  • Abhishek Datla 3 months ago

    I thought jimmy was signing out for a while

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  • rundoetx 3 months ago

    I knew this was coming.

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  • Bradley Mink 3 months ago

    Cancel!!!!

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  • Mario Cadena 3 months ago

    Jimmy should paint his face black again and pretend to be Malone, to show his support for the black community.

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  • Carbon 3 months ago

    Jimmy Kimmel is a racist

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  • Your best Friend 3 months ago

    True projection. Projecting all of the shitty things about yourself onto others so that you may appear to be good

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  • V K 3 months ago

    Cancel kimmel

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  • Erick Francis 3 months ago

    How long until the comments are turned off on this video too?

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  • Mark Palmer 3 months ago

    You reap what you sow. CANCEL JIMMY KIMMEL

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  • fredputin hoy 3 months ago

    FIRE JIMMY KIMMEL!!!!!

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  • Dooko 3 months ago

    It feels great when woke virtue signalling celebrities like Jimmy Kimmel gets hit right in the face with their own bullshit. His sketches are not the problem. It is the fact that he acts very politically correct and shames people who don’t agree with him. Well Jimmy, you just got eaten by your own flock.

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  • Nick S 3 months ago

    Jimmy goes in hiding like all liberal democrats when caught, will come out like nothing happened as hypocritical as ever.

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  • Nick S 3 months ago

    Kimmel, the Ashkenazi puppet gets caught, he will come back when it blows over claiming to be a victim.

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  • Jonathan Pasch 3 months ago

    Why do you morons think apologizing to crazy people is a good idea? You get what you deserve Jimbo🖕😃

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  • Dave B. 3 months ago

    Cancel Kimmel!!! You are racist!!!! Cancel culture you created must take you down!!!

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  • Shawn 2017 3 months ago

    CANCEL KIMMEL

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  • Toltec Seer 3 months ago

    “Looking back, many of these sketches are embarrassing, and it is frustrating that these thoughtless moments have become a weapon used by some to diminish my criticisms of social and other injustices.” -Kimmel

    Your side turns everything Trump says into a weapon. Have fun getting a taste. Your Friend, Karma

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  • Tathagata Chakraborty 3 months ago

    We miss you buddy.. please take good care of yourself and the family, breathe in breathe out, and then when it’s time, do come back and bless us with your terrific sense of humour.

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  • The Man Who Stares at Pandas 3 months ago

    If abc cancelled Roseanne for a racist tweet, they should cancel Jimmy kimmel , for consistency

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  • Julián Vrábel 3 months ago

    Jesus, cancel culture is so obnoxious… Look what you are all doing, because you have nothing good happening in your lives, so you are focusing on those who are on the spotlight. I mean, how old are you all. Do you remember what was appropriate back then? Yes, it is changing and it is good that it is changing, so people are changing and growing and what is appropriate now will maybe not be appropriate in 10 years and a new bunch of people will be “exposed” because of what they do today?

    Aren´t you sick of it? I mean, look at your lives, you are all so saint, you never did something you are embarrassed for in your that you have learned from to be a better person? These people just happened to have it inscribed in internet history. Ask your parents what they did and expose them, I am sure you will be vicious as you are on these people. They said sorry, they made themselves accountable for it, they have grown. I am so sick of it.

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  • Me Tube 3 months ago

    We miss you Jimmy.. Can’t wait till you return. Don’t let the Right/ Racist try and bring you down. What you did in the past was pure comedy

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  • Bonedyermaw 3 months ago

    Practise what you preach or lose respect Kimmel, RESIGN!

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