During Thursday’s show, Ellen DeGeneres revealed her father, Elliott DeGeneres, passed away this week. He was 92.

The award-winning talk show host said, “In addition to what’s going on in Montecito, I lost my dad this week. He was 92 years old. He had a good, long life.”

In a post on her Instagram page, she added, “It wasn’t unexpected. I was able to say goodbye.”

Watch the clip and see Ellen’s tribute to her father below.

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Sending my love and prayers of comfort to Ellen and her family during this difficult time.