Jimmy Kimmel is facing backlash after an old tape of him in blackface using the n-word resurfaced online.
In a podcast episode, which is dated 2013, Kimmel confesses that he dressed as Snoop Dogg on a 1996 comedy Christmas album -- where he used the n-word several times.
Fox News obtained the tape where a singer can be heard saying "a fat n*gger in a sleigh giving sh*t away", as well as a "n*gger in the manger."
The singer is also heard saying, "I told that motherf*cker Santa, bring a pick for my afro," the singer went on. The "three wise men" were described as "bringing gifts and sh*t for baby boo in the hay."
"Me and my n*gger down in LBC, we'll smoke that motherf*ckers Christmas tree," Kimmel said.
"This is when Snoop Dogg first came out, hit the scene, and I used to imitate him by only saying, 'You know what I'm saying?'" Kimmel says.
"Jimmy, do you only do Black people?" Kimmel was asked by host Adam Carolla.
"I prefer them, yes," he responds.
The news comes as Kimmel announced that he would be taking a break from the show.
"There's nothing wrong me, my family is healthy, I'm healthy. I just need a couple of months off," he said. "So, while I'm gone, a cavalcade of very kind and capable people will be filling in for me. I think you're going to be very happy with them. They will be guest hosting the show. "