Jimmy Kimmel's Wife Sobbed Through His Monologue About Their Son's Medical Trauma

Angelo Anderson
December 7, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel is now away from his late night TV show while his son recovers from heart surgery - so Neil Patrick Harris is filling in for him!

Kimmel's infant son Billy is "recovering well" after his second heart surgery earlier this week, Harris said.

After reporting that Kimmel's son Billy's heart operation was a success, NPH said: "I would do anything for Jimmy".

Harris noted that Billy is also eating and smiling. "I'm so glad he's doing well".


The 50-year-old talk show host and wife Molly McNearney welcomed their second child William John, known as Billy, into the world seven months ago, and were devastated to learn he had to undergo life-saving heart surgery after doctors discovered he had a congenital heart defect, but surgery went well on Monday.

"Even though I was on maternity leave, I was still getting all of my work emails, and I didn't get one with the monologue for that night", McNearney writes. Guest hosts like Harris will be filling in for Kimmel.

The baby, Billy Kimmel, had been scheduled to have the surgery in October, but it was postponed because of household colds. "Jimmy turned to me and said, 'I want to talk about Billy on the show on Monday.' I said, 'OK.' And then he said, 'And I want to talk about the health care problem in this country.' Again, I didn't think much of it". Our family has excellent health care; he had nothing to gain from that.

Kimmel's wife, Molly McNearney, opened up about the scary situation in a piece for The Hollywood Reporter, which was published on Wednesday.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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