American comedian Jimmy Kimmel has come under fire for a joke about China that insulted thousands of viewers and even prompted a petition on the White House's website signed by more than 100,000 people.
The sketch featured children offering up solutions to big issues -- with one child suggesting to "kill everyone in China," so the U.S. does not have to repay its debt.
Kimmel and U.S. network ABC have already apologized for the segment, which aired on his late night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
Jimmy Kimmel on the defense (0:33)
Nov. 8 - The comedian apologizes for a recent comedy skit on his television show. Alicia Powell reports. ( Transcript )