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Dwayne Johnson, Octavia Spencer and More Celebrate Mom

Dwayne Johnson, Octavia Spencer and More Celebrate Mom

Celebrities share memories for Mother's Day.

Published May 6, 2015

Mother's Day is a chance for all of us to recognize the most important women in our lives. While we think of ways to honor the mothers and mother-figures who raised us, many celebrities are doing the same. We asked stars like Octavia SpencerT.I.Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and many more what lessons they learned from their No. 1 leading lady.

The answers vary — Dear White People director Justin Simien says "patience," while Tip claims his mom taught him "how not to forget where you came from" — but one thing is consistent across the board: it's the moms that keep these celebrities grounded.

Watch below to hear the stars give touching tributes to their mommas — and don't forget to call yours this Sunday! is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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(Photos from left: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards, Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Dodge)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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