BREAKING NEWS
OK LogoNEWS

Jimmy Kimmel Evacuating South Pacific After Tsunami: "If I Don't Tweet" Don't Worry

2011__03__Jimmy_Kimmel_March11newsnea 300×210.jpg

Mar. 11 2011, Published 5:07 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email

Jimmy Kimmel was vacationing in the South Pacific when the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan. He's been Tweeting updates on his safety and says he is evacuating.

OK! GALLERY: EARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMI HIT JAPAN — STARS TWEET PRAYERS & SUPPORT

Tsunami warnings are in effect throughout the region, and also in the United States,  Entertainment Weekly reports.

Jimmy has been Tweeting updates from French Polynesia, beginning with humorous ones, but then switching to more serious ones when his fans expressed a lot of concern.

Article continues below advertisement

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

OK! NEWS: SARAH SILVERMAN TELLS HOWARD STERN — "NO PROBLEM" GOING ON JIMMY KIMMEL'S SHOW

Jimmy was asked how scared he was on a scale of 1-10 and he Tweeted back “a good solid 7. on a small island, with no high ground.”

“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 added.

MORE ON:
Homepage

And at 9:40 a.m. ET this morning, Jimmy wrote, “we are evacuating the island. dogspeed.”

Advertisement

Want OK! each day? Sign up here!

More From OK! Magazine

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 OK!™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. OK! is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.