Jimmy Fallon cancels his ‘Tonight Show’ for the week following his mother’s death
American comedian and television host, Jimmy fallon is bereaved. His mother, Gloria passed away Saturday, 4th of November 2017.
NBC in a statement said, “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.”
The network said reruns will air this week in place of new episodes. A recording of Fallon’s show had already been canceled last Friday so the host could be by his mother’s side in the hospital. She died the next day at the age of 68.
Fallon said in a statement that he lost his “biggest fan.”