"She was the one I would always make laugh", he said.
He held back tears before continuing: "When we were little, my mum would walk us to the store - me and my sister - and we would hold hands".
He took a moment to compose himself before continuing. A lot of us knew his mom Gloria, and she was the best.
The host went on to thank fans for the support they'd shown to his family over the last hard week, and pledged to keep making people laugh. "New Year's Day", the final song on her new album Reputation, is no exception. Suddenly she sings the line, "Squeeze my hand 3 times in the back of the taxi". While Swift is presumably singing about the unconditional love she has for a romantic partner on the track, it deeply resonated with Fallon during this painful time.
"She also stole everything!" said Daly with a laugh.
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The mother of the Tonight Show host died "peacefully" Saturday November 4 at New York City's NYU Langone Medical Center, a family spokesperson said.
Gloria's advice? "Wash your hands after being near that Paris Hilton", she joked on the show.
After her performance, the "Look What You Made Me Do" singer nearly immediately ran to the late-night host, pulling him into a long embrace.
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Like her or not, Taylor Swift's ultra-confessional song lyrics have a way of cutting right to your core. "We all lost it".
"She wasn't allowed to leave her stoop in Brooklyn", the former "Saturday Night Live" star once told NY magazine.
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Fallon opened the show with a tearful tribute to his beloved mom, featuring an anecdote that would coincidentally come back into play during an emotional performance from Taylor Swift. It was a handsome coincidence in a lovely performance. And later, "hold on to your memories, they will hold onto you".