Tennessee candidate Basil Marceaux to appear on ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

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      Alex Pappas

      Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.

YouTube sensation and Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Basil Marceaux has made it to late-night TV.

The candidate, who gained national notoriety for his rambling appearance on a Tennessee television station, will appear Monday night on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” which airs at midnight eastern time.

“I’m more concerned about my message,” Marceaux told the Chattanooga Times Free-Press from his room provided by ABC at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, confirming his appearance. “So if they make fun of me and all that stuff, it’ll be worth it.”

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