Famous television star suffers devastating loss. Our hearts are broken for his family…
After a heartbreaking announcement it looks like The Tonight Show may not be it’s usually humorous self. It was just reported that host, Jimmy Fallon’s mother Gloria has passed away.
According to reports, Jimmy and his mother were very close. We have even seen her at some of his shows supporting the television star.
Because of the heartbreaking and sudden death The NBC late-night talk show will remain in repeats through Friday. His mother passed away this weekend at the age of 68.
A spokesperson for Fallon shared the news saying that his mother died peacefully on Saturday. Apparently she was surrounded by Jimmy and loved ones at the time of her death.
Many knew that his mother was sick because she was already reported to be in the hospital. A show previously had been cancelled due to her illness.
Guests previously announced for this week included Adam Levine and Sam Rockwell (Monday), Will Ferrell and Sam Smith (Tuesday), Mark Wahlberg and Gina Rodriguez (Wednesday), and Ice-T and Tiffany Haddish (Thursday).
“Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday,” a spokesperson for Fallon tells TVLine. “Jimmy was at his mother’s bedside, along with her loved ones, when she passed away at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time.”
NBC also released a heartfelt statement regarding the loss of Mrs. Fallon. Gloria was an incredible woman with so much love, kindness and support and she will be missed by many.
“On behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss,” the network said in a statement. “Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon’s love, kindness and support.”
This is a heartbreaking and devastating time for Jimmy and his family. Please say a prayer for them below.