World famous host Jimmy Kimmel broke into the tears after his son who underwent his second heart surgery joined him on the show. Jimmy Kimmel brought him on his eponymous late night talk show. He called on Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Programme.
His 7 months old son Billy recovers from a successful heart surgery performed last week. For that, Kimmel had gone on a week’s break to spend time with his family and to support them in a hard time. according to the reports, he got back to the show on Monday.
Jimmy Kimmel’ son Billy was born with congenital heart disease. Kimmel said:
“But look, he’s fine everybody, he may have p**ped, but he’s fine.”
While hosting the show with guests – Chris Pratt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa McCarthy – a visibly emotional Kimmel joked: “Daddy cries on TV but Billy doesn’t. It’s unbelievable.”
He thanked the staff of the hospital who treated Billy. He told about the CHIP, or the Children’s Health Insurance Programme which gathers fund to treat children whose parents are not financially strong. He ended the monologue with a personal plea for people to call their representatives in Congress to urge them to fund CHIP.