Celebs and their parents
Behind most Hollywood stars is an ordinary parent.
Tom Cruise grew up in near poverty and his mom Mary, who is a special education teacher, struggled to support her family. According to Parade.com she held down three jobs after leaving Tom’s abusive father.
Colin Farell was raised by his housewife mom Rita who is manic about cleaning. “As a teenager, she would find my porn mags I'd hidden around my bedroom. I'd come home to find them arranged in chronological order,” he told Star Pulse.
Jessica Simpson’s father used to be a Baptist minister, but caused a stir when he praised her assets in an interview, “If you put her in a T-shirt or you put her in a bustier, she's sexy in both. She's got double D's! You can't cover those suckers up!” He told GQ.
Despite working on a farm that had been handed down to them, Eva Longoria’s parents Enrique and Ella had very little money. Eva said on The Oprah Show that only when she made it in Hollywood did things start to look better for her family.
Anne Hathaway followed in her mom’s footsteps as an actress and has a lawyer for a dad. According to BritGossip Anne was left red-faced when her parents spoke candidly to a gossip columnist and credited their long marriage to great sex.
Hip-Hop mogul Diddy’s mom Janice used to be a model and a teacher. According to GLAMOUR she kept Diddy off the streets of New York by making sure that he stuck to his Catholic education and duties as an altar boy.
Blake Lively may have learnt her acting from parents Ernie and Elaine who teaches acting classes. According to Anything Hollywood Blake’s parents still embarrass her by showing off her kindergarten pictures.
Justin Timberlake’s mom Lynn runs their entertainment group called Just-In Time. In an interview with Now Magazine Justin said that his mom has always treated him like her equal and admitted to being a Mommy’s boy.
Russell Brand was raised by single mom Barbara and according to Celeb Dirty Laundry Russell took his mom to the Oscars to make up for the years of hell he put her through when he was a junkie.