Jimmy Kimmel reveals newborn son born with heart defect

Posted at 11:55 PM, May 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-02 16:58:24-04

Jimmy Kimmel put his normal monolog on hold Monday night to reveal his son, who was born just last week, had been born with a congenital heart defect.

An emotional Kimmel described what his last week has been like, and revealed that the newborn has improved considerably after undergoing surgery.

Watch Kimmel's emotional statement below:

Kimmel revealed he will be taking the rest of the week off and guest hosts will be filling in for him.