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Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon feud heats up

1 of 1 Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon are still at loggerheads
Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon are still at loggerheads

It's over a year since Matt Damon notoriously hijacked Jimmy Kimmel Live and renamed the popular ABC show Jimmy Kimmel Sucks! - and it looks like Jimmy won't be waving a white flag anytime soon.

The 43-year-old Bourne Identity actor was on the late-night chat show along with some of his The Monuments Men castmates -  George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman and Bob Balaban -  to promote the new World War II drama.

Introducing his "nemesis", Kimmel said: "I forgot - one of tonight's guests, Matt Damon, is with us tonight - don't clap!" he threatened the audience. 'If I hear one clap, I swear I will clear this room."

He added: "Matt is in The Monuments Men, which I don't get. Why would George Clooney hire Matt Damon when you can have a baboon to play that part for half the price?"

Jimmy later said: "Last time Matt was here, I wound up gagged and tied to a chair. Every great hero has a nemesis - Spider-Man has the Green Goblin, I have Liberace's boyfriend - and tonight we cross swords again."

As the show came to an end, Damon lashed out at the Kimmel for not directing a question to him, to which the host replied: "What's your problem? How's that for a question?" and then added, "Alright, you've worked with a lot of directors . . . What is it like to work under a director who is your friend, like George Clooney?"

When Kimmel finally asked Damon a real question, a fire alarm suddenly went off and everyone left the stage except Matt, who shouted: "I am not leaving, this is obviously a trick, I am not leaving. The ******* band is leaving too? There's no fire!"

Damon's closing speech was then interrupted by two men dressed as firefighters, who sprayed him with dry ice.

The Monuments Men hits cinemas on February 14.

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