LIFE & CULTURE

The Sweetest Celebrity Mother’s Day Tributes Of 2020

Quarantine didn't stop these celebs from celebrating the strong women in their lives

For many of us, Mother’s Day looked a little different this year. As opposed to our regular family gatherings and get together’s, social distancing and lockdown guidelines meant we were celebrating over Zoom. There’s one thing that didn’t change about this year’s festivities though: the endless gushing posts from our favourite celebs to their mums. 

Below, we’ve rounded them all up: 

Gigi Hadid

Hadid, who recently announced she’s expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, couldn’t help but celebrate her mum Yolanda. “Best I could ever ask for. ❤️ Happy Mother’s Day to the one I’ll do my best to emulate,” she captioned a sweet throwback picture. “I love you beyond words @yolanda.hadid you are a superhero!!!!!”

Ashley Graham

The supermodel wrote, “Getting ready to celebrate my first mother’s day! Yes you better believe there will be a celebration in our house… and I hope all of you mamas are celebrating yourselves too! We might be in our sweats all day but we still kinda fancy 💎🌸🌈🥂☀️🎉 Feeling even more grateful for my own mama this year and excited to partner with @tiffanyandco who is giving back and supporting families and mother’s in need this year through @baby2baby 💖”

Kim Kardashian

“This is an early Mother’s Day post for my mum!” the beauty mogul wrote. “The best mum in the entire world! I couldn’t wait to give her her gift! I live for sentimental gifts and was so excited when I found the wedding photographer Alfred Garcia who shot her and my dads wedding back in 1978.” The reality star continued, “I purchased the camera he used on their wedding day and the photos and made an album for her. She never had those photos so to see them brought out so many happy tears! Happy Mother’s Day mum I love you beyond! And the first pic I posted of you in the bikini after you gave birth to Rob is MAJOR GOALS!!! Always in everything you do!!!!!”

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama is using this Mother’s Day to reflect. She wrote, “As we head into Mother’s Day weekend, I’m reflecting on the lessons that my mum taught me and my brother Craig over the years. When we were growing up, she always gave us the space to ask questions and share our ideas. And she always took us seriously, carefully considering what we had to say and responding with thoughtful questions and plenty of encouragement.”

“All along, she was empowering us to be ourselves, kindling the unique flame burning inside each of us,” the Becoming star continued. “She laid out the blueprint for how I have raised my own girls. Mum, you are my rock and my best friend, and you have been a guiding light throughout my life. I love you!”

Zoe Kravtiz

The Big Little Lies actress paid tribute to Lisa Bonet. “mama. my everything,” she wrote in the caption.

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Anna Heinrich

Mum-to-be Anna Heinrich couldn’t help but gush over her mum. “To our 💪 SUPER MUM 💪 @judesfood1 thank you for being the incredible woman and mother you are. When I become a mum, I hope I’m just like you!!! LOVE YOU. #HappyMothersDay #MothersDay”

Gisele Bündchen

“Sending my love and reverence to all mothers out there, especially those who might not be able to get a warm hug from their children today. Life was made possible because of you, you are a gift! I honour you all today and every day,” the supermodel wrote. “Mum, thank you for being an example of love and strength, of dedication and patience, of integrity and kindness. Thank you for giving me amazing sisters, and for always supporting me in the best way that you could. Thank you for giving me life and thank you for being my sweet mama. You know how much I love you! I can’t wait to see you again and give you the biggest hug. ❤️❤️❤️”

Miranda Kerr

“My Mum has taught me so much; How to love, how to laugh and how to live 💖🙏🏻🌈 I don’t know where I’d be without her. Becoming a Mother myself has been the biggest blessing. It’s such a precious gift and the most rewarding part of my life. It fills my heart with so much joy 💕” the Kora Organics founder wrote. 

Nicole Kidman

Aussie actress Nicole Kidman acknowledged all the mums who couldn’t be with loved ones this year. “I know so many of us are not getting the chance to kiss and hug our Mums today, but to all the Mothers of the world – we are always with you and celebrating you 💕 #MothersDay”

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling shared a rare photo of her daughter Katherine for Mother’s Day, also reflecting on losing her own mother. “Sending a little extra love today to all of the mums, and to anyone who may be missing theirs right now. It’s nice how through my daughter, I am able to experience memories with my own mum. If you have a favourite memory about your mum or mother figure, I’d love to hear!”

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Kourtney Kardashian

“My biggest blessing, the three that have given me purpose, make every experience better, test me, teach me, and remind me of who I am in the truest sense, their mother,” Kourtney shared alongside a photo of Mason, Reign and Penelope. 

Reese Witherspoon

“HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!🌸The best part of my day is when I talk to my mum,” Witherspoon wrote next to a photo with her mum, Betty. “Her wisdom, her smile, her gracious laughing at my dumb jokes.😹Everyday is better when I see her face. I can’t wait to hug her again! It’s one thing I miss the most. For those of you who can, hug your Mum today! 🌸🌼🌺

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts, ex Liev Schreiber, and their kids celebrated Mother’s Day with a family TikTok video. So 2020! “The greatest Mother’s Day gift? A TikTok! #modernworld #newnormal,” she wrote.

Justin Timberlake

Timberlake wrote a sweet post to his wife, Jessica Biel. “My love…You continue to keep me in complete awe every day,” he said. “This family works because of your love and soulfulness. You are a dream to share all of this with. Your boys love you!! Happy Mother’s Day, ya 🦊!! HUZ”

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Chris Hemsworth

“Happy mother’s days to all the incredible mums out there we salute you!! Xoxo 😘,” the Thor actor shared alongside a picture with wife Elsa Pataky and mum Leonie. 

Liam Hemsworth

We can’t with this one! The Hunger Games actor shared an adorable baby picture with his mum Leonie, writing “Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful mother ❤️❤️❤️”

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