Hillary Clinton literally lifted the lid on the recent claims that she’s in bad health when she appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday, August 22, and popped open a jar of pickles.
In a bid to prove she’s strong enough for presidency, the Democratic candidate mocked Donald Trump’s “wacky” failing health conspiracies about her, before taking on a tough challenge from the late night host.
Host Jimmy Kimmel opened up the discussion by asking Clinton, 68, about the rumors most recently raised by Rudy Giuliani, a close adviser to the 70-year-old Republican nominee; “Are you in good health?” he asked.
She responded by cheekily getting Kimmel to take her pulse.
“Make sure I’m alive,” she joked before continuing. “I don’t know why they are saying this. I think on the one hand it’s part of the wacky strategy, just say all these crazy things and maybe you can get people to believe you. On the other hand it just absolutely makes no sense. I don’t go around questioning Donald Trump’s health. As far as I can tell, he’s as healthy as a horse.”
He then dared the former secretary of state to open a jar of pickles to show just how strong she is.
Pulling an exaggerated face and pretending to exert great effort she popped it open as the audience and Kimmel laughed.
“I do feel sometimes that this campaign had entered into an alternative universe,” she commented after acing the challenge.
The two also discussed how Clinton was preparing to debate the billionaire businessman.
“I’m planning on drawing off my experiences from elementary school,” she quipped.
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