Jimmy Fallon’s Powerful Statement About The Orlando Terror Attack Will Go Viral

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Jimmy Fallon has a powerful message about the Orlando terror attack.

During “The Tonight Show” Monday, the 41-year-old late night host shared his thoughts on what happened at a gay nightclub early Sunday morning.

“This country was built on an idea that we don’t agree on everything; that we are a tolerant, free nation that encourages debate, free-thinking, believing, or not, in what you choose,” Fallon said.

“I, as a new father, am thinking, ‘What do I tell my kids? What do I tell them about this? What can we learn from this? What if my kids are gay? What do I tell them?'” (RELATED: This Airline Is Giving The Families Of The Orlando Victims Free Flights)


“Maybe there’s a lesson from all this,” he continued. “A lesson in tolerance.”

“We need to support each other’s differences and worry less about our own opinions. Get back to debate and away from believing or supporting the idea that if someone doesn’t live the way you want them to live, you just buy a gun and kill them. Bomb them up. That is not OK.”

“We need to get back to being brave enough to accept that we have different opinions and that’s OK, because that is what America is built on. The idea that we can stand up and speak our minds and live our lives and not be punished for that, or mocked on the Internet, or killed by someone you don’t know.

“This was just one bad guy here. 49 good people and one bad guy, and there will always be more good than evil. When I think of Orlando, I think of nothing but fun and joy and families. If anyone can do it, you can.”

“Keep loving each other. Keep respecting each other. And keep on dancing.” (RELATED: Mike Rowe Uses Simple Logic To Shut Up Critic Who Didn’t Like What He Said About Orlando)