NBC Cancels This Week's TONIGHT SHOW Following Death of Jimmy Fallon's Mother
NBC will air encore episodes of TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON this week following the passing of JImmy Fallon's mother. The host's mother, Gloria, passed away on Saturday, November 4th at the age of 68. In a statement, Fallon shared that he lost his "biggest fan."A statement from NBC reads: "On behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss. Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon's love, kindness and support."
Many celebrities took to social media to lend their support to Fallon, including Stephen Colbert and frequent TONIGHT SHOW guest Miley Cyrus.
Mom is the first audience and the best. Remembering Jimmy Fallon and his family in our prayers today.- Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 5, 2017
I'm sad to say my friend Jimmy's mother has passed away... sending him all the love in my heart ... Keep smilin Jimmy..... pic.twitter.com/SWaAA4YjRn- Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) November 6, 2017
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