Famous Folks and Their Mothers : Dave’s Diary
Every mom has a story…some inspiring…some not. Some famous folk had an interesting or unusual relation ship with their mom…heck, ask Norman Bates!
In honor of the National Holiday to come…Happy Mom’s Day!
Elvis Presley, was a mama’s boy. He slept in the same bed with his mother, Gladys, until he reached puberty. Up until Elvis entered high school, she walked him back and forth to school every day and made him take along his own silverware so that he wouldn’t catch germs from the other kids. Gladys forbade young Elvis from going swimming or doing anything that might put him in danger. The two of them also conversed in a strange baby talk that only they could understand.
Many of the sweaters worn by Mr. Rogers on the popular television show, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, were actually knitted by his real mother.
Eric Clapton was born to an unwed mother and to shield him from the shame, Eric grew up believing that his grandparents were his parents and his mother was his sister.
Katherine Hepburn’s father was a surgeon and her mother was a dedicated suffragette and early crusader for birth control.