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Stephen Colbert Reaches Out In Heartfelt Tweet After Sudden Death Of Jimmy Fallon's Mother


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. People are heartbroken for the host who has been at the helm of the show since 2014, replacing Jay Leno after he returned for his second tenure in 2010.

A spokesperson for Fallon issued the following statement:

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, which is a touching thing to see.

On Sunday, Late Show host Stephen Colbert posted this heartfelt message to Jimmy on Twitter: