Jimmy Kimmel's wife opens up about son's health

Molly McNearney said publicly sharing their son's health battle can be "scary."
0:59 | 12/07/17

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Jimmy Kimmel is off this week as his son Billy recovers from another successful heart surgery. But we got an update overnight on the seven month old he's eating he's smiling all of this after surgery. And a Billy was born with a heart defects and had emergency surgery in May. Jimmy's wife Molly. Has given a new interview now about Billy's health and how it launched Jamie into the national health care debate. No I urge you never have to do this if they can afford to sit at their child's life is it just shouldn't happen. CC Jimmy there are talking a little bit earlier when after his son had the initial surgery now Molly says that. She and Jimmy hope that by talking about health care. They're helping other families she says people ask about Billy. Everywhere she and Jimmy go. As she also adds I'm looking forward to the day that I get to tell him about all of this I want to be the one to tell Billy. What his dad did for him and pretty cool.

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