John Mulaney lived in Jimmy Kimmel's visitor home when he was 'between lives' after rehab. Kimmel joked that 'it was like we'd adopted a son.'

  • John Mulaney lived in Jimmy Kimmel’s visitor home for weeks after a two-month stint in rehab. 
  • Kimmel joked that whereas Mulaney was residing there, it was like he and his spouse had “adopted a son.” 
  • Mulaney mentioned the lodging have been “not unhealthy” and included a Peloton bike and an espresso machine. 

After a two-month stint in rehab between the top of 2020 and the beginning of 2021, John Mulaney stayed in Jimmy Kimmel’s visitor home for weeks at a time, which Kimmel mentioned felt like he and his spouse had “adopted a son.” 

In a dialog on “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell” Tuesday, Kimmel instructed Mulaney he was “curious” about how the comic ended up staying at his home. 

“At that time did you’re feeling such as you could not belief any of your different mates?” Kimmel requested, seemingly referring to the “12 comedians” Mulaney mentioned staged a shock intervention that led to him getting into rehab.

Mulaney mentioned no, that he nonetheless trusted his mates, however admitted he lastly took Kimmel up on years-long provides of staying in his visitor home that is “at all times open,” which Mulaney mentioned Kimmel usually provides to his dinner friends. 

“Most individuals have houses, in order that they take that and go, ‘Oh, Jimmy, you are a mensch,’” Mulaney mentioned. “I should have filed it away, so I used to be in rehab, then I used to be in a sober residing scenario, after which I used to be coming to LA, and I referred to as you, and I mentioned, ‘Hey, I am between lives. You have at all times talked about this visitor home…’”

Mulaney continued: “I used to be considering like, ‘I am gonna name his bluff. He is mentioned it sufficient instances. So I lived in his visitor home for a couple of weeks and one other few weeks.” 

“It was like we had adopted a son,” Kimmel joked. 

Mulaney mentioned he was “handled so properly” whereas residing with Kimmel. He joked that he “by no means noticed” the late-night host, however he’d “get up, and there’d be, like, a basket with bagels.”

“He was like my sugar daddy,” Mulaney joked of Kimmel, including that his home was full with a “restaurant-quality espresso machine.”

Kimmel recalled that Mulaney requested to make use of his fitness center whereas staying within the visitor home, one thing Kimmel mentioned he not often makes use of. 

Mulaney mentioned he was nonetheless smoking a variety of cigarettes and was very out of practice, however that he used Kimmel’s Peloton and even needed to squeeze into his spouse’s biking sneakers to make use of the train bike. 

However he mentioned he would “begin a Peloton exercise and be winded so rapidly” that he would cease them after solely a minute or so.

As a result of Kimmel might hypothetically see the saved exercises on the bike, Mulaney mentioned he would hold the exercises enjoying whereas he sat on the ground on his cellphone so Kimmel and his spouse would not see that he did a “20-minute exercise, bailed after three minutes.” 

“You are assuming I really ever bought on the Peloton, which isn’t the case,” Kimmel joked again. 

Mulaney then mentioned he additionally used Kimmel’s exercise mirror, the place he noticed Kimmel’s “brief” saved previous exercises.

On staying at Kimmel’s for an prolonged time frame, Mulaney mentioned the lodging have been “not unhealthy.” 

“In case you’re considering of getting no dwelling, it is actual good over there,” he mentioned.   

Mulaney’s new Netflix comedy particular, through which he overtly discusses his drug habit and time in rehab, premiered Tuesday.