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Keith Olbermann Hits Back at Kimmel's Cracks: 'Reminds Me of O'Reilly


"revenge element."


Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann apparently didn't take too kindly to Jimmy Kimmel's ribbing of him during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Saturday, hitting back at the comedian's digs afterward on Twitter.

Kimmel had joked that he'd "like everyone to look under your seats, under each one you will find a copy of Keith Olbermann’s resume."

"Is Keith here tonight? Limo wouldn’t pick him up?" Kimmel asked -- a reference to the former Current TV host's reported complaints about his drivers. "The thing about Keith Olbermann is, he's so likeable. Al Gore launched Current TV in 2005 and it took off like a North Korean rocket. To be honest I didn't even know Current TV was still on the air, but then I don't get channel 1,000,000."

In response, Olbermann tweeted: "Funny that Jimmy Kimmel ripped me after his people desperately wanted me to fly to LA to be on his show this past Wednesday."

He added minutes later, "I'm not complaining about the Kimmel jokes -- I'm fair game. I'm complaining about the revenge element. It reminds me of O'Reilly."

Watch Kimmel's Olbermann bit below:

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