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Alessia Cara Pays Tribute To Her Mom On VH1

Alessia Cara Performs At VH1 Dear MamaLast night’s “Dear Mama” Mother’s Day special on VH1 allowed celebs to honor their moms. Rita Ora gave a heartfelt toast to her mother, who is a breast cancer survivor. Alessia Cara also took the stage to say a few words about her mom and then dedicated her “Wild Things” performance to her.

“She’s the definition of strength and independence,” Alessia said. “On days that I feel out of place, she tells me I’m right where I need to be. She reminds me to express myself in any way I choose to and live my life with no shame as it is the only one I was given.”

Watch Alessia toast her mom and perform “Wild Things” below.

(Photo credit: AlessiaCWorld Twitter account)

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Teary-Eyed Rita Ora Toasts To Her Warrior Mom For VH1

Teary-Eyed Rita Ora Toasts To Her Warrior Mom For VH1VH1’s first-ever “Dear Mama” Mother’s Day special airs tonight, and you might want to grab the tissues. In a new video teaser for the event, Rita Ora is heard giving a toast to her mother. The singer gushed about her mom’s hard work following their move to London.

“But mom, you never wavered,” Rita said. “You just rolled up your sleeves, went to school, picked up a job to help dad and support our family. You did all of this while winning your battle over breast cancer.”

Check out Rita’s tribute to her mom below.

“Dear Mama” airs tonight on VH1 at 9/8c and will include a special performance by Alessia Cara.

(Photo credit: Youtube)

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