Ellen DeGeneres Surprised Jimmy Kimmel With a Touching Dedication to His Son

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Ellen, who already knew Kimmel, did not hold back to say that she considered him a great guy, and that it was very emotional for her to see him go through everything related to his son's disease.

Earlier this month, it was DeGeneres who was shedding tears, when her wife, Portia de Rossi, surprised her by building the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund for her 60th birthday.

Jimmy thanked Ellen for helping to raise $1 million for the hospital in Billy's honor, but as it turns out, her gifts did not stop there.

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Host Jimmy Kimmel closes the show at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016.

DeGeneres revealed that she collaborated with the people at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles to name one of the rooms at the heart institute in honor of Kimmel's son, Billy, who was born with a genetic heart condition. DeGeneres also added that some of Billy's nurses are present in her audience.

Kimmel thanked the daytime host and said it meant a lot to him.

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"When anything (happens) - the latest, the (Parkland, Fla.) school shooting - you get very emotional, and I love that about you", she told her guest.

Past year in May, late-night and Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel told the story of his newborn son, Billy, with tears in his eyes. "And the last thing I want to do is ruin that for someone who is nominated for, you know, best leading actress or best supporting or best director or cinematographer or whatever, by making it unpleasant".

During their conversation, DeGeneres tells Kimmel she has a special surprise for him. I don't know why I do anything, really. "I don't think you can go too far".

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