*Ellen DeGeneres’ birthday show was on Monday, and following the tragic news about Kobe Bryant, she reminded her talk show audience that you don’t need a birthday to celebrate life. Don’t wait to show your love and appreciation – do it now. Her dancer/DJ Twitch choked up as well.
On Monday’s “Tonight Show,” Jimmy Fallon celebrates the life of the legendary NBA star, sharing a personal story about the night they first met and used Kobe’s LA Lakers status to go on a beer run to a delivery-only store.
Jimmy Kimmel dispatched of his studio audience and did Monday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” by himself. He took a look back at some of his favorite moments with Kobe from his 15 appearances on the show over the years.
Conan O’Brien took a moment at the top of his show to highlight Kobe’s charm and fun-loving side during his visits to the show.