Superstar singer and former “Voice” consultant and performer Cher is mourning the loss of her beloved mother, Georgia Holt. She shared the news on social media that Holt has died after being hospitalized a number of times in the fall of 2022.
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Cher simply posted “Mom’s gone”
In a Dec. 10 tweet, the superstar singer shared revealed that her mother had diedShe simply wrote “Mom is gone” with a sad face emoji. The season five “Voice” consultant has revealed several times over the past year that her mother has been ill.
On October 4, 2021, Cher revealed to her followers that her mother had been in the hospital. write on twitter, “Sorry I was MIA. But was in the hospital with mom and burned out.”
Then, in September 2022, Holt was hospitalized again. This time because of 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.
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 friends and fans offered their condolences and support
Following Cher’s post revealing her mother had passed away, her famous friends and fans were quick to send messages of support and condolences.
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.
Retired AP entertainment editor Michael Weinfeld wrote“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.”
“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.” wrote Actress Maureen McCormick.
Actors Titus Welliver, Ellen Barkin, Marlee Matlin, Mo Collins, Frances Fisher, Seth Green, Daniel Newman, Rhea Seehorn, Julie Brown and many more celebrities also left messages.
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