Oscars Host Jimmy Kimmel Jokes About Passing Out Weed on the Red Carpet

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He also reveals his wife is pregnant with a second child.

Jimmy Kimmel was just announced the host of the 2017 Oscars and he joked about his plans for the February event on his late-night show Monday.

Kimmel teased that he might wear jean shorts to the event and said that since recreational marijuana would be legal by then, maybe Guillermo (Rodriguez) could pass it out on the red carpet. "My goal is to somehow get arrested during the hosting of the show," said Kimmel.

"I got a very nice call of congratulations this morning from the president of Taiwan," laughed Kimmel, mocking Trump's controversial Taiwan call and even using the same defense as the president-elect: "Just to be clear, she called me."

Kimmel also had some exciting personal news to share. "My wife is hosting a baby inside her body so that's exciting." The baby will be Kimmel's fourth child, his second with wife Molly McNearney.

"Congratulations to me, I'm hosting the Oscars and I had sex," said Kimmel, to the cheers of the crowd. "Two things as a teenage boy I never thought would be possible."