"Well, now at least we know Putin didn't rig this competition, right?" quipped Kimmel just after Icarus – a film on Russia's doping and performance enhancing drug scandals – was awarded the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, Mediaite reported.

Additionally, he joked about Donald Trump’s Twitter habits, saying that a “tweet-storm from the president’s toilet” may be unleashed at some point during the awards show. 

As UNIAN reported earlier, "The Shape of Water" won best picture this year.