On April 21st, hours after the birth of his newborn son, William John, Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly were told that their son had a birth defect called tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia.
From the CBC: “If your baby is going to die and it doesn’t have to, it shouldn’t matter how much money you make. … Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat or something else, we all agree on that, right?”
On his show following the event he turned his monologue into a heartfelt recounting of what happened. Watch it below: