Taylor Swift Performs Emotional 'New Year's Day' in Surprise 'Fallon' Appearance

15 November, 2017, 01:09 | Author: Laverne Higgins
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After her performance, the singer wrapped Fallon in an emotional hug and waved to the audience.

Jimmy Fallon has returned to "The Tonight Show" after taking a week off to grieve the death of his mother, former Upstate New York resident Gloria Fallon.

You can read a heartwarming story about her visit to the set via writer/producer Mike DiCenzo over here.

Gloria Fallon died "peacefully" on 4 November in hospital in NY.

After a slight pause to pull himself together he continued, "Last week I was in the hospital, at her side, and I grabbed her hand and I squeezed 'I love you, ' and I just knew we were in trouble".

". and I would squeeze I love you too", he adds.

Taylor Swift made a special appearance on Monday night to perform in Gloria's honor. "She said yes with zero hesitation", he wrote.

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Dressed in a shiny silver hoodie and black jeans, Swift played the piano as she sang the heartfelt song and was accompanied by just an acoustic guitar.

"I could see Jimmy silhouetted at his desk dabbing his eyes with a tissue".

The 27-year-old songstress, dressed in a metallic hoodie for her close-up, shared a touching moment with the tearful host post-performance, as they embraced and she patted him on the back.

During his return, Fallon briefly acknowledged his loss, tearing up while sharing a childhood memory of his mother squeezing his hand three times to say, "I love you". "We all lost it", DiCenzo tweeted.

Thank you to Taylor, the Roots, Higgins, our whole staff and crew, and to all the FalPals, fans, and everyone who reached out to and supported Jimmy and his family.

Taylor Swift appeared on Jimmy Fallon's show with a new song from "Reputation". "I wanted to send deepest wishes to Jimmy and your family from mine and also all of us at the Today show".

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