Jimmy Fallon's mother, Gloria, unexpectedly passed away Saturday at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. As a result, episodes of the Tonight Show have been cancelled from November 6-10.
Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday. 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.
Condolences are streaming in to Fallon from all over the world, but one very special note came from one of Fallon's competitors.
Mom is the first audience and the best. Remembering Jimmy Fallon and his family in our prayers today.— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 5, 2017
In 2013, Colbert's mother Lorna passed away at age 92, so understands well what Jimmy is going through.
My Sympathies to Jimmy Fallon & Family at the very sad loss of his Mother. Our Moms are our 1st love always ❤️🌹😥— Lynda (@LadyRedd2311) November 5, 2017
Brought me to tears. So sorry for Jimmy’s loss. Yes, moms are our first audience.— Sue Smith (@piadoraart) November 5, 2017
Fallon and his mom enjoyed a close relationship and he spoke about her often in interviews.
Our condolences during this difficult time, Jimmy.