Jimmy Kimmel Teams Up With Bono, Halsey & More For AIDS Awareness Song
As one of the main late-night hosts, Jimmy Kimmel has access to a slew of celebs, all of whom have built-in fanbases eager and willing to connect with special attention to the latest project they are doing. promotion. As such, Kimmel asked a favor of several of these famous friends to take part in a special episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! intended to help fight AIDS.
As for the song’s most incendiary line – “If we don’t help people with AIDS / we’re going to hell“- Kimmel says he wrote it himself, according to Billboard.
“I wrote this line,” Kimmel noted. “But it’s true – if you don’t help people with AIDS, you will go to hell, and that seems like reason enough to help on your own. I mean, think of yourself.”
Bono – who appears in the video towards the end as the character on the ’90s U2 tour, MacPhisto – expanded on his continued efforts to fight AIDS in an interview with The Associated Press.
“Now it’s a battle for funding. It’s just a street battle, a pitched battle, and we have to keep this stuff in the news or literally these people aren’t getting the drugs. It’s that simple. than that, ”Bono said via Billboard. “We just have to remind people that America has fought the war against this tiny little virus and is winning the war, but it’s unthinkable, but it’s possible, if we stall on funding, we start. to undo all that good work. “
Check out Jimmy Kimmel & Co. performing “We’re Going to Hell” above.
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