Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel returns after newborn son's surgery and emotional plea for affordable healthcare

Jimmy Kimmel returns after newborn son's surgery and emotional plea for affordable healthcare

Jimmy Kimmel returned to his late-night TV show Monday a week after an emotional monologue about his newborn son’s heart condition and surgery. Last week he proclaimed to his “Jimmy Kimmel Live” audience, through tears, that all children in this country deserve affordable healthcare. Kimmel said then that he hoped Republicans might reconsider a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare.

Kimmel jumped back into the role of comedic host Monday night, but not without first addressing his son’s condition and following up on his previous comments.

"One week ago tonight, I made an emotional speech that was seen by millions,” he said. “As a result of my powerful...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
75°