News By TooFab Staff | 11/1/2011 8:45 AM PT Good news for Jimmy Kimmel! The talk show host scored an invite to next year's White House Correspondents' Dinner -- and not only is he going to attend the swanky event ... he's hosting it! Kimmel confirmed his role in the prestigious eveningl -- saying, "I look forward to being a part of the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. I love dinner." Jimmy isn't the first late night talk show host to take on the dinner -- Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson have both hosted the event in the past. The proceeds from the annual political bash go towards scholarships and awards for aspiring journalists.