Kimmel responds to Roy Moore's invitation: OK, 'but I'm leaving my daughters at home'

Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday offered to criticize GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreDoug Jones walks tightrope on Supreme Court nominee Who to watch for in Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming show GOP lawmaker thinks he was duped by Sacha Baron Cohen MORE on his home turf but quipped that he would be "leaving my daughters at home."

Several women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct, with multiple women alleging he pursued relationships with them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. 

Moore has denied allegations of sexual misconduct but acknowledged he may have dated teenagers in the 1970s. He has charged that the storm of allegations, mostly published in national news outlets just a few weeks ahead of the special election, are a conspiracy to steal the election from Alabama voters.

Moore invited Kimmel on Thursday to "come down here to Alabama" if he wanted to "mock our Christian values" following an incident at a speech by Moore the night before. 

Kimmel responded, telling him to “let me know when you get some Christian values and I’ll be there!”

Comedian Tony Barbieri, who has appeared on Kimmel’s show, had disrupted an event on Wednesday where Moore was speaking.


On Wednesday, while discussing the allegations against him, Moore told the crowd that he believes he angered certain people while serving as district attorney several decades ago, which has created a conspiracy against him.

A protester interrupted Moore, asking, “The entire town? Are all the girls lying?” reported.

Barbieri, who has appeared at previous political events as the character Jake Byrd for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," then stood up and told the crowd that Moore is a “man’s man,” asking, “Does that look like the face of a molester?”

Barbieri was later asked to leave the event.

Moore often wears leather vests and cowboy hats, and rode a horse to vote in the Alabama primary election.