Jimmy Kimmel Battles Hawk In His Mansion
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WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Battles A Hawk That Got Into His Mansion With A Broom

Jimmy Kimmel has been going through a rough time with his son having open heart surgery, but he briefly had a moment of levity. The talk show host had to battle a hawk in his mansion, armed with just a broom.

"He's doing very well," Kimmel said of his son. Arriving home, Kimmel said he was playing video games with his son Billy when Billy noticed that they had an intruder. "He said, 'Dad, there are two birds in the house!'" He showed footage of his battle with the hawk. Kimmel tried to make the hawk disappear.

"It's OK, Bill, Dad's gonna get it out," Kimmel's wife, Molly McNearney said in the clip. The hawk flew into the kitchen. Kimmel bravely battled the bird with a broom. The encounter ended in a cloud of feathers and the hawk flying away. Later, Kimmel found a dead dove in the dining room, which Kimmel took as an omen.

"I don't really believe in this kind of stuff, but on the day of Billy's surgery, my wife saw a mourning dove on the ledge outside his bedroom," Kimmel shared. "It's apparently an omen of death, and she was very freaked out by it."

Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Son

Kimmel has been going through a tough time. In an emotional post, Kimmel also shared an update on his son and how it had been going after surgery.

He wrote, "This weekend, our boy Billy had his third (of three, we hope) open heart surgery. We went into this experience with a lot of optimism and nearly as much fear and came out with a new valve inside a happy, healthy kid. Once again Billy's doctors, led by the brilliant surgeon Vaughn Starnes, cardiologist Tim Casarez and the excellent, hard-working staff, doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners at CHLA, including, but certainly not limited to Misty, Ann, Sylvia, Dana, Caleigh, Nick, Bekah, Julie, Kenny, Caroline, Lisa, Stephanie, Ellize, Ivy, Pam and Carrie came through for us with immeasurable kindness and expertise."

He continued, "Walking around this hospital, meeting parents at their most vulnerable, children in pain and the miracle workers who do everything in their considerable power to save them is a humbling experience. We hope you never need CHLA, but if you do - know that they help families regardless of their ability to pay, thanks largely to the Affordable Care Act (another salute to the late Senator John McCain), generous donations from companies like Disney, which I am proud to work for and especially from generous people like you."