Late-night television host Jimmy Kimmel and his wife, Molly McNearney, welcomed a daughter, Jane, into the world on Thursday (June 10). Kimmel announced the birth via Twitter, congratulating his “very tough” wife on the delivery.
Congratulations to my beautiful and very tough wife @mollymcnearney on delivering our baby girl this morning
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) July 10, 2014
McNearney echoed what may have been a difficult birth, joking about the amount of medications she was administered during the process.
Kids, don't do drugs. Until you have a baby. Then do ALL OF THEM.
— Molly McNearney (@mollymcnearney) July 10, 2014
This is the first child for the couple. The “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” host has two other children, Kevin and Katherine Kimmel, with ex-wife Gina Maddy.
Friends of the star shouted congratulatory sentiments on Twitter, including Ellen Degeneres who played host to Kimmel’s pregnancy announcement.
Congrats to @JimmyKimmel on your baby girl! You are lucky to have a beautiful wife, three kids and a Guillermo.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 10, 2014
— Kelly Ripa (@KellyRipa) July 10, 2014
— Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) July 10, 2014