New episodes of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” is not going to air this week after Fallon’s mom, Gloria, handed away Saturday.
“On behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss,” NBC mentioned in a press release. “Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon’s love, kindness and support.”
The community mentioned reruns will air this week instead of new episodes.
A taping of Fallon’s present had already been canceled final Friday so the host might be by his mom’s aspect within the hospital. She died the subsequent day on the age of 68.
“Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time,” a Fallon spokesperson instructed CNN. The particular person didn’t disclose the character of her sickness.
Fallon mentioned in a press release that he misplaced his “biggest fan.”
Love and help for the host poured in from followers and colleagues on social media.
Mom is the primary viewers and the perfect. Remembering Jimmy Fallon and his household in our prayers at this time.
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 5, 2017
“Mom is the first audience and the best,” tweeted Stephen Colbert on Sunday. The CBS “Late Show” host misplaced his personal mom in 2013. “Remembering Jimmy Fallon and his family in our prayers today.”
Miley Cyrus, who carried out every evening on the “The Tonight Show” for per week final month, additionally provided her condolences.
“I’m sad to say my friend Jimmy’s mother has pbaded away… sending him all the love in my heart,” the pop star tweeted Sunday. “Keep smilin Jimmy.”
CNNMoney (New York) First printed November 6, 2017: eight:37 AM ET