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

14 November, 2017, 16:37 | Author: Benny Bass
  • Keeping positive The SNL alum 43 appeared to be in good spirits smiling as he stepped out donning a warm sweater and a pair of wireless headphones to get a cup of pre-work coffee

Jimmy Fallon returned to the "Tonight Show" on Monday after taking a week off to mourn the death of his mother, Gloria Fallon. It's pretty raw stuff, especially from a host who's often accused of being somewhat one-note and superficial.

Following the news of Gloria Fallon's death, a family spokesperson issued the following statement, "Jimmy Fallon's mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday".

Fallon ended by saying, "Mom, I will never stop trying to make you laugh". "We all were. The story about his mom squeezing his hand 3 times to say 'I love you" when he was a kid, and then him squeezing her hand in the hospital - he hadn't told any of us that story.

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

4 at 68, and the comedian subsequently took a week off from his late-night hosting gig to spend time with his family.

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On Monday's broadcast, Fallon thanked viewers and colleagues for all of their support over the last few days.

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"Suddenly she sings the line, 'Squeeze my hand three times in the back of the taxi, '" he continued.

"As some of you know, my mother, Gloria, passed away recently", he said at the top of his show. "Thank you for helping me and my family recover form this loss".

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News.

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