Neil Patrick Harris Fills in for Jimmy Kimmel, Says Host’s Son Is ‘Recovering Very Well’

Jimmy Kimmel‘s 7-month-old son Billy is on a mend after his second heart surgery.

The late-night horde devoted Neil Patrick Harris to fill in as guest horde for Wednesday’s part of Jimmy Kimmel Live! during that a actor common a health refurbish about Billy.

“I’m anxious his son Billy’s heart operation was a success. He’s recuperating really well. Jimmy told me today, a respirator is out,” Harris told viewers.

“He’s eating and smiling. So – all good news. We’re promulgation lots of adore to all a Kimmels – Billy is a dauntless small child and it’s heart-wrenching – literally,” a A Series of Unfortunate Events star said.

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ABC announced on Monday in a matter that Billy “had a scheduled and successful heart medicine this morning.” The network also suggested that Kimmel is “with his family” and will have luminary guest stuffing in as horde of Jimmy Kimmel Live! for a week.

In April, Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney, who are also relatives to 3-year-old daughter Jane, welcomed William John “Billy” and announced that during 3-days-old, Billy underwent a medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles because of his condition, the tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia.

One month later, in May, Kimmel announced his son’s procession during a tearful monologue, in that he also championed for concept healthcare.

And on Wednesday, McNearney common her greeting to her husband’s digression for a initial time.

“There we am, in my vital room breastfeeding Billy with my mom beside me, and we’re watching. we sobbed by a whole thing,” a mom of dual told The Hollywood Reporter. “I couldn’t trust a strength that it took to tell that story a week after it happened. He didn’t have to do that. … That was all him, all his heart.”

Jimmy Kimmel Live airs weeknights (11:35 p.m. ET).