Julia Roberts, one of the most famous actresses in the world, is also a mother of 3 children. The movie star saw in her own mother the reflection of what her life is today and has always shown the relationship he had with her.
In 2015, Julia Roberts received one of life’s worst blows, her mother, Betty Lou Bredemus, passed away at the age of 80, after a tragic battle with lung cancer. Remembering her is something habitual for Julia and wherever she goes she talks about the admiration she feels for her for being Betty’s daughter.
Bredemus, the late acting coach, divorced Roberts’ father, Walter, in 1971 and then also separated from her second husband, Michael Motes, in 1983. The family, including Roberts’ sisters, Lisa Roberts Gillian and Nancy Motes, they continued to live in Smyrna, Georgia, throughout Roberts’ youth. The Oscar winner recognizes the work of her mother. “My mom had a full time job and raised three girls almost alone” her brother Eric was older and away from home.
When Julia Roberts Raising her own family (in 2002, she married Danny Moder, with whom she shares three children, twins Hazel and Phinnaeus and Henry), the actress turned to her mother for advice on balancing a career and young children. “[Cuando yo] I had three kids under the age of 3, I was like, ‘Mom, how did you do this?’ recalls Roberts. “And instead of saying, ‘Well, you just have to apply yourself and it takes effort,’ she says, ‘It’s called daycare, honey.’ And she was so thankful that she didn’t tell me some wise, absurd story about what it’s like to be a great mom.”
Julia Roberts always remembers her mother Betty Lou Bredemus
The actress admits that she still thinks of her mom “all the time,” and it doesn’t take much to remember her. “Kids talk about her a lot,” says Roberts. “It’s funny because her name was Betty and I feel like she’s been crossing my mind lately, and I turn around and see something that says ‘Betty,’ out of the blue. In Africa I saw her name twice when I was thinking of her”.
This 2022, Julia Roberts In honor of his mother Betty Lou Bredemus’s birthday on August 13, he posted a photo of her on Instagram and captioned it, “Thinking of my sweet mom on her birthday today.” The connection between the two is maintained through love and nurture.