Sarah Silverman on Ex-Lover Jimmy Kimmel's Narcolepsy: Yawn

Image: Sarah Silverman on Ex-Lover Jimmy Kimmel's Narcolepsy: Yawn Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman in 2008.

Friday, 31 Jan 2014 07:41 AM

By Alexandra Ward

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Comedienne Sarah Silverman is sick and tired of hearing about ex-boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel's narcolepsy.

Silverman, who dated Kimmel for seven years until 2009, stopped by Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Wednesday night and dished on her ex's claim that he was diagnosed with the neurological disorder that causes a person to fall asleep randomly.

"I personally don't think Jimmy was ever narcoleptic. His doctor did say he was narcoleptic and basically put him on basically the 'Limitless' drug," she told Bravo's Andy Cohen. "He goes, 'I'm narcoleptic! I went to the doctor and I told him I fall asleep every day at like 3:00.' I was like, 'Yeah, everybody does! It's an hour and a half after lunch!'"

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Kimmel publicly announced his diagnosis in a 2003 Esquire column titled, "What It Feels Like To Have Narcolepsy."

"Truth be told, I'd rather have narcolepsy than not have it," the late-night host wrote. "When I get on a flight to Vegas, I'll fall asleep before the plane takes off and wake up after it's landed. I'm always very close to sleep."

"I have a pretty mild case with no other symptoms. Some narcoleptics experience cataplexy, which is a limpness in the arms and legs. I don't have that. I'd like to, though. It sounds great," he continued. "Have I been approached to be the public face of narcolepsy? No, nobody wants me associated with their groups," Kimmel said. "I hope that changes, though. I would like to be to narcolepsy what Camille Grammer is to irritable-bowel syndrome."

Kimmel and Silverman broke up in 2009.

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