Jimmy Fallon has cancelled a taping of his show after heartbreaking news

Publish Date
Sunday, 5 November 2017, 5:42PM
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The man who brings so much joy and smiles to people all over the world has received the worst news.

Jimmy Fallon has had to cancel his November 3rd taping of his show after news his mother has passed away. It was initially announced that the host had to cancel because of "private Fallon family matter" however a source has since revealed that it was the passing of his mother Gloria.

A spokesperson released a 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.”

Twitter has been flooding him with good wishes and sweet messages during his tough time:

Sending love to you all the way from New Zealand Jimmy.