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Sean Spicer to Sit With Kimmel September 13

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will be interviewed by Jimmy Kimmel, host of Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC Sept. 13. It will be Spicer’s first interview since leaving his post at the White House July 21.

The former Republican National Committee communications director, Spicer was named White House press secretary in December. He had a contentious relationship with the press during much of his run under President Donald Trump.  

His press briefings even sparked an impersonation from Melissa McCarthy on Saturday Night Live, with McCarthy’s scowling Spicer barking at reporters, and at various points ramming them with her podium and drenching them with a Super Soaker.

(Photo via Gage Skidmores Flickr. Image taken on June 20, 2017 and used per Creative Commons 2.0 license. The photo was cropped to fit 16x9 aspect ratio.)

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.