ABC announced on Monday in a matter that a 7-month-old “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 Kimmel’s place, Chris Pratt will flog things off Monday, and he’ll be followed by Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa McCarthy. Guests embody Margot Robbie, Chris Stapleton, Mary J. Blige, Amanda de Cadenet, Miguel, Vanessa Kirby, Jules Sylvester, Octavia Spencer, Dave Franco and Hanson.
Originally, Billy’s medicine was scheduled in late Oct though had to be postponed “due to a common cold,” a network pronounced in a matter during a time.
In April, Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney welcomed William John “Billy” Kimmel 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.
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“Basically, a pulmonary valve was totally blocked and he has a hole in a wall between a left and right sides of his heart,” Kimmel formerly explained in a tearful monologue in May, adding that notwithstanding a successful open heart surgery, Billy will have another operation between 3 and 6-months-old.
Kimmel and McNearney also share a 3-year-old daughter, Jane. The horde has dual comparison children – Kevin and Katie – from a prior relationship.
Jimmy Kimmel Live airs weeknights (11:35 p.m. ET).