Jimmy Kimmel, Senate candidate Roy Moore feud on Twitter

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, host Jimmy Kimmel appears at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Kimmel accepted U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's invitation to meet him in Alabama on Nov. 30, 2017, after Kimmel sent a comedian to heckle Moore during a talk he was giving at a church the night before. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel says he's open to fighting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore in his home state of Alabama

LOS ANGELES — Late night host Jimmy Kimmel stepped up his feud with U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying he's open to fighting the Republican in his home state of Alabama.

Kimmel made the comments in reference to a Twitter fight with Moore on Thursday.

It began when Moore took issue with Kimmel's show sending a comedian to crash a talk Moore was giving at a south Alabama church Wednesday night.

Moore tweeted to Kimmel Thursday: "If you want to mock our Christian values, come down here to Alabama and do it man to man." Kimmel replied : "Sounds great Roy - let me know when you get some Christian values and I'll be there!"

On his show Thursday, Kimmel offered to go to Alabama to either talk about Christian values or fight for charity with the money raised going to Moore's accusers.

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