In Appreciation of All the Mama's Boys

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Perhaps Leonardo DiCaprio said it best: "My parent is simply a walking miracle."

Let's look it, there's thing much endearing than proceeding an histrion gush about his true starring lady, the pistillate who gave commencement to him. Leonardo himself serves arsenic a premier example. Not lone has helium repeatedly praised his mom, Irmelin Indenbirken, but he's besides been known to but he's besides been known to bring her arsenic his "date" for large nights similar the Golden Globes. In fact, aft winning the grant for Best Actor astatine the 2016 BAFTAs, the Revenant prima took the accidental to item the astir important idiosyncratic successful the country to him. 

"I would not beryllium lasting up present if it wasn't for this person," helium told the audience, referring to his mom. "I didn't turn up successful a beingness of privilege. I grew up successful a precise unsmooth vicinity successful East Los Angeles.... This pistillate drove maine 3 hours a time to a antithetic schoolhouse to amusement maine a antithetic opportunity."

But Leonardo isn't the lone Hollywood histrion that has expressed adoration for Mom. Keep speechmaking for much heartwarming quotes from your favourite celebs...

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Bradley Cooper

The Nightmare Alley star has agelong gushed implicit his mom, but arguably his astir touching punctuation astir her came from an interrogation with Details successful 2013. Following his father's decease from crab successful 2011, Bradley shared that his ma had moved successful with him and called her a "cool chick" of a roommate.
"We're surviving. Both of us. Let's look it: It's astir apt not casual for her, by the way, to beryllium surviving with her son," helium shared. "It was a schism, and its aftershock has not stopped. And we request each other. So present we are... It's not without complications. It's not similar I unrecorded successful a compound and she's successful the guesthouse. No. She's successful the adjacent room. But here's the thing: She's a chill chick. We tin hang, and she tin rotation with the punches... I emotion having her. I wouldn't person it immoderate different way."

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Justin Timberlake

There's nary uncertainty that Justin Timberlake volition emotion his mom, Lynn Bomar Harless, until the extremity of time. As helium erstwhile gushed to the Daily Mail as acold backmost arsenic 2010, "We're champion friends—she's a precise peculiar woman...She's been truthful supportive. She's partially the crushed wherefore I person truthful overmuch respect for women. I'm ne'er going to find idiosyncratic arsenic bully arsenic my mother, americium I? Maybe that's wherefore I person specified problems with girls."

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Any instrumentality of Drake's volition perfectly cognize the name: Sandi Graham. After all, helium told the satellite that she was the lone 1 that that helium loved (besides his bed) connected "God's Plan." The rapper made it wide to The Hollywood Reporter that her unconditional enactment is what kept him going.
"My parent is an unthinkable woman," helium told the outlet successful 2017. "She ne'er needfully implemented anything. She's ever conscionable told me, 'You know, immoderate you privation to do, immoderate you extremity up being, I'll ever emotion you."

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Leonardo DiCaprio

Calling his mom—and predominant glamorous date!—a "walking miracle" is the eventual pinnacle of love, but it's not lone clip he's praised the German native. After his 2014 Golden Globe win, helium told Access Hollywood that "she's the lone crushed I'm capable to bash what I do."
"I wouldn't beryllium doing immoderate of this if it weren't for her, some my parents," helium said. "She supported this small kid who said, ‘I privation to beryllium an actor,' astatine 12 years old, which is ridiculous, and she drove maine to each these auditions."
Safe to accidental that her hard enactment more than paid off!


Zac Efron

For idiosyncratic who has starred successful The Lucky One, that whitethorn beryllium the phrase Zac Efron would usage to picture being a lad to his mom, Starla Baskett. "My ma is the No. 1 idiosyncratic who has taught maine to beryllium courteous towards women," helium told People successful 2012. "To ever beryllium respectful and polite to them, and to ever pb with your heart."

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Tom Hiddleston

The Loki prima credits his ma with being his inspiration, telling Elle UK, "I judge successful the spot and quality and sensitivity of women. My mother, my sisters, [they] are strong. My mum is simply a beardown pistillate and I emotion her for it."

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand has often sang the praises of his mom, Barbara Elizabeth, who helium notes has been done a lot, including a near-fatal car clang successful 2018. In fact, the histrion opened up astir the beingness lessons his ma taught him.
"To perceive to radical and to dainty them well. That's thing she does with each idiosyncratic she meets," helium told Redbook successful 2011. "My mum's had crab 3 times, and she's ever remained charmingly escaped of cynicism, precise unfastened to life, and wonderfully gentle portion astatine the aforesaid clip strong. Strength does not person to beryllium belligerent and loud."

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Ryan Gosling

It's nary astonishment that Ryan Gosling has proven to beryllium the eventual rom-com hero, because helium astir apt learned a happening oregon 2 from the women successful his family—including his mom Donna Gosling and his sister.

"If I person immoderate peculiar entreaty to women, possibly it's due to the fact that I perceive much than different guys bash and admit however they deliberation and consciousness astir things," helium told The Sun. "I grew up successful a household of beardown women and I beryllium immoderate capableness I person to recognize women to my parent and large sister... They taught maine to respect women successful a mode wherever I've ever felt a beardown affectional transportation to women, which has besides helped maine successful the mode I attack my enactment arsenic an actor."

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Justin Bieber

Although the instrumentalist admitted that helium and his mom, Pattie Mallette, deed a unsmooth spot successful their narration successful 2014, helium aboriginal explained to Billboard the pursuing twelvemonth that the 2 are present person than ever. "I was distant due to the fact that I was ashamed. I ne'er wanted my ma to beryllium disappointed successful maine and I knew she was. We spent immoderate clip not talking, truthful it takes clip to rebuild that trust. She's surviving successful Hawaii now, truthful it's hard, but getting better. She's an astonishing pistillate and I emotion her."

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Harry Styles

Anyone pursuing the "Adore You" vocalist knows however much, well, helium adores ma Anne Twist. Not lone has she proven that she's his biggest fan, but much recently, Harry pulled retired each the stops erstwhile helium asked concertgoers to sing "Happy Birthday" successful her honor.



After Jay-Z's mom, Gloria Carter, came retired to her son, the 2 collaborated unneurotic and shared their acquisition connected the 2017 single, "Smile." Of his narration with his mom, helium told the Times, "We ne'er spoke astir it. Until, like, recently, present we commencement having these beauteous conversations, and conscionable truly getting to cognize each other. We were ever bully friends but present we're truly large friends. And past she was sharing that she was successful love. She tin beryllium herself [now]."
"She doesn't person to fell for her kids oregon consciousness similar she's embarrassing her kids," helium added. "It was a overmuch antithetic clip then. [Now] she tin conscionable unrecorded her afloat life, her full life, and beryllium her."


Ed Sheeran

Once the "Shape of You" vocalist became a dada to daughter Lyra successful 2020, Ed look a deeper appreciation for his mom, Imogen Sheeran. As helium told Zane Lowe successful 2021, "I deliberation the biggest happening I took distant from [fatherhood] was … Well, 2 things: The narration that I had with my parents has wholly changed … It was astonishing before, but present it's conscionable similar there's this eternal gratefulness and respect of being like, I cognize what they went done and I'm inactive benignant of going done it."

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Jared Leto

Jared Leto volition everlastingly springiness it up for his mom, Constance Leto, for everything she's done for him. "We were calved precise poor, into beauteous humble surroundings," helium told Popsugar. "And, my parent ever wanted to bash thing amended with her life; she ever wanted to bash thing amended for her children." He credits her with wherever helium is today, telling the outlet, "The biggest acquisition she taught maine was to dream, and to bash the enactment that it takes to marque dreams a reality." 

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