Watch La La Anthony's Emotional Speech About Her Mother

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  Actress La La Anthony attends the 20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival - "The New Edition Story" Screening at AMC Empire 25 theater on September 24, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Watch La La Anthony's Emotional Speech About Her Mother

The actress showed love to her mom for VH1's 'Dear Mama.'

Published May 8, 2017

It is no secret that La La Anthony's bond with her mother, Carmen Surillo, is unmatched, but the television personality let the world know that her mom is "the real MVP" in a beautiful public gesture while hosting VH1's Dear Mama special.

Standing beside actor and comedian Anthony Anderson, La La acknowledged her mother, who was seated in the audience.

"I defintiely want to take a minute to acknowledge my mother, Carmen Surillo, who has been there for me through the best times, the toughest times, everything," she said. "Thank you so much, mom, for being my rock. You are definitely the real MVP."

Take a look at the heartfelt clip, below:

VH1’s Dear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms airs tonight at 10:00 10 p.m. ET/PT.

See what else La La has been up to in the BET Breaks video, above.

Written by Moriba Cummings

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