Celebrities always feel a bit out of reach, right? Sometimes, we look at them as these completely untouchable objects, these forces to be reckoned with, these beautiful beings we couldn’t possibly relate to. Sure, the “Stars! They’re just like us!” mentality has reached new heights since many have taken to Twitter to tweet their thoughts or to Instagram to post a glimpse into their day-to-day lives.
But when a celebrity takes the time during an interview to talk about his or her mama? We see a completely different — human — side to them. Case in point: These 27 times celebs spoke out about just how much they love, adore and cherish their moms.
From Beyoncé speaking about her wise, strong mom, Tina Knowles, and Demi Lovato calling her mother her anchor to Emma Stone describing her mother as her “emotional barometer” and her guidance, these quotes will give you all the feels and remind you just how important Mom truly is.
A version of this article was originally published in May 2016.