And why not? For the first time in 40 years, TV's stars were celebrating their business on a weeknight, not a Sunday night, and would therefore face the early part of rush-hour traffic. Usually, the brighter the star, the later that star's arrival. But this year, aiming for a fashionably late red-carpet arrival might have resulted in missing the carpet entirely, not to mention skipping the first part of the show.
"I think I might take the subway to the #Emmys," Kimmel posted at 1:41 p.m. Monday, following up around 3 p.m. with a picture of the two of them in formal attire, underground at the Red Line station at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Hollywood.
The red carpet, incidentally, opened at 2 p.m., so yeah, they were fashionably late from the get-go.
Kimmel put his Hollywood Hills home on the market for $2.229 million in mid-August, so maybe until that puppy sells, he's watching his commuting costs?
After transferring to the Blue Line, he posted a photo of them sitting in the train's multicolored seats, presumably bound for the Pico Boulevard stop near L.A. Live and the Emmys'
"Blue line to #Emmys #Mork," he wrote, giving a nod to the late
Next year we hope Kimmel and McNearney not only take the subway to the Emmys, but also bring Subway to the Emmys. Maybe with a few sandwiches, they could help out some of those poor actresses who are always on the red carpet talking about not having eaten all day.
Wait -- maybe those are the actresses on the