One of the biggest names in the entertainment world has just made a major announcement. Fans around the country have reached out to share their condolences and offer their support.
Jimmy Fallon has just announced that his mother has unexpectedly passed away. Fallon is best known for hosting “The Tonight Show” on television.
"Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday," a rep for Fallon tells ET. "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."
According to reports, Jimmy’s mother had apparently been sick recently. She was in the hospital, though it is unknown how long she had been receiving medical treatment. At this time, her illness has not been disclosed.
At this time, the new episodes for the upcoming week have been canceled. The show will air re-runs while they halt production. Fellow Hollywood celebrities have reached out on social media sharing their condolences with the T.V. host.
"Jimmy comes from a very close-knit family, and together with the rest of his loved ones, they are by her side right now," according to ET Online.
Please join us in sending prayers to the entire Fallon family. We ask for God’s grace and comfort upon their lives during this tough time. In other breaking news, former President Obama is using the recent church shooting in Texas to promote gun control.