Monday, 20 November, 2017

Fallon's emotional return to 'The Tonight Show' after his Mom's death

Hannah Rogers | 14 November, 2017, 16:35

But while his mom was at the hospital, Fallon squeezed her hand to say "I love you", but Gloria was unable to squeeze his hand back.

Jimmy Fallon paid an emotional tribute to his late mother on Monday night's (13.11.17) episode of "The Tonight Show".

"When we were little, my mom would walk us to the store, me and my sister", Fallon said.

Swifties were treated today to a special performance by Taylor Swift who made an unannounced appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Jimmy subsequently thanked his fans for the support they've shown him since the passing of his mother.

The presenter said everyone at the show would "continue to work really hard to bring some light and some laughter into the world". Thank you for watching. "It's good to be back", he said to the cheering audience, "As you know my mother Gloria passed away recently and I cancelled our show last week to be with my family". "I love you", he concluded.

"Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon's love, kindness and support", the network added last week.

Fallon's 68-year-old mother died on 4 November at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC.

Immediately following the death of his mother, NBC put out a statement extending its "deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss".

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