March 11, 2011 / 9:17 PM / 7 years ago

Jimmy Kimmel flees South Pacific due to tsunami

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - So much for a relaxing vacation.

Jimmy Kimmel was forced to flee the South Pacific Friday after a 8.9 magnitude earthquake and Tsunami rocked Japan.

“Suddenly, relaxing on an island in the South Pacific isn’t so relaxing anymore,” he first Tweeted early Friday morning. “Good thing I brought my aqua stilts.”

Later, when asked how scared he was on a scale of 1-10, he wrote, “A good solid 7. on a small island, with no high ground.”

As fans relayed their worries, he Tweeted, “Thanks again for the concern — I am now worried others will worry if I don’t tweet — but if I don’t, don’t.”

He then updated that he is fleeing the region: “We are evacuating the island. dogspeed.”

Editing by Zorianna Kit

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below