The DWTS family gathers around the judge after the death of the mother
Dancing With the Stars season 17 guest judge and season 28 finale cast member Cher is mourning a terrible loss this holiday season – her mother Georgia Holt died at the age of 96.
Cher’s famous friends and fans, including many Dancing With the Stars alumni, rallied around her to show their support for a woman they valued so much.
Here’s what you need to know:
Cher’s mother died after a battle with pneumonia
Cher tweeted several times in the fall of 2022 that her mother was battling an illness. In September 2022, Holt was hospitalized for pneumonia.
“Sorry I was MIA. Mom was sick from time to time. She just got out of the hospital. She had pneumonia. She keeps getting better” wrote Cher on 9.9.
On September 10th she thanked her fans for all her prayers and added in a second tweet, “Home is the best medicine for them. She keeps getting better.”
Then on November 24, Cher encouraged her followers to write about something they were grateful for. She herself said she was grateful that her mother was discharged from the hospital, Write, “I want us all to try to find something to say thank you for. Mom was sick in the hospital, she just got home. Not everything is perfect in my life, but I am very lucky. Some things are very good. Some not so much.”
But just over two weeks later, Cher’s mother died at the age of 96. Holt was an actress in the 1950s and 1960s, appearing in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, I Love Lucy and The Lucy Show. ”
Cher and her mother were close and made a documentary for Lifetime called Dear Mom, Love Cher, which gave viewers “a rare glimpse into Cher’s fascinating family history and in-depth interviews with Georgia Holt, her daughters Cher and Georganne LaPiere Bartylak.” contained. and grandchildren Chaz Bono and Elijah Blue Allman,” read Lifetime’s press release.
As part of their press tour for the film, mother and daughter are there performed a duet together on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and made host Jay Leno laugh on The Tonight Show.
Cher’s famous friends shared condolences and messages about what a great Lady Georgia was
Back in 2021, when her mother was hospitalized for the first time, Cher received messages from her famous friends about her mother.
“I hope she is fine? Send love,” the actress and Dancing With the Stars alum wrote Marlee Matlin in October 2021. When Holt died Matline wrote“Sending you love, Cher.”
Dancing With the Stars season 31 contestant. Sam Champion wrote“So sorry.”
“Sending you all my love and heartfelt condolences. The love you and your mother shared was so beautiful and touching. Rest in peace beautiful Georgia,” the actress wrote, and “Dancing With the Stars” Former Maureen McCormick.
TV personality Andy Cohen posted heart emojis and actress Marg Helgenberger added, “Oh @cher, I’m so sorry to hear that your beloved mother passed away. I feel for you. What a blessing to have had her in your life for so long. May she rest in peace.”
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote, “I’m sorry for your loss, my friend. I send you all the love in the world.”
“So incredibly sorry for your loss @cher. Be gentle with yourself. Your mother was a great woman.” wrote Actress Mary McDonnell.
Former entertainment editor of the Associated Press wrote Michael Weinfeld“I’m so sorry to hear that, Cher. Your mother was so proud of you. She couldn’t stop talking about you when I interviewed her in 1988.”
Singer wrote Gloria Estefan, “I am sending you prayers of strength and resignation to see you through one of the most difficult separations. May she rest in strength and peace.”
“I send you LOVE” wrote actress Lori Petty.
“I’m so sorry to hear that,” wrote actor Eric Stoltz.
Singer and Frank Sinatra’s daughter wrote Nancy Sinatra“Cher, I know that losing your mother is painful and lonely. Her death leaves a huge hole that may never be filled but she will always be with you you know that. Cry and cry and cry and if you can look at pictures and cry some more then look to your heart. SHE IS THERE.”
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