Jimmy Kimmel reveals newborn son born with heart defect during emotional monolog

Posted at 10:35 PM, May 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-02 11:46:39-04

Jimmy Kimmel announced Monday night during a very emotional monolog that his son, who was born one week ago, was born with a congenital heart defect.   

Kimmel revealed that the newborn has improved considerably, but not before some very scary moments including an emergency surgery.   

Kimmel announced he will be taking the week off to spend time with his family after the scare.  

Watch Kimmel's emotional monolog below: