20 Celebrities Who Took Their Moms as Dates on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

20 Celebrities Who Took Their Moms as Dates on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

In between romantic partners? Spouse out of town? No worries! When it comes to rounding up a special person to take to a premiere or red carpet event, celebrities know that taking their mom as their "plus one" is sure to be a hit with photographers and fans alike. Perhaps more importantly, it gives the celebrity's mom an opportunity for a glamorous night out.

After all, these women gave them life, so the least these A-listers can do is invite them to the party, right? Click through for 20 super proud moms who accompanied their famous offspring to a red carpet event.


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  • Justin Timberlake


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    For the 2011 Oscars, Justin Timberlake chose his mom Lynn Harless, not his future wife Jessica Biel, to be his date. JT has proven himself to be a momma's boy and once told Rolling Stone, "We have a very special relationship. She's been my best friend since I figured out who I wanted to be."

  • Kate Hudson


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    Red carpets are nothing new for Goldie Hawn, but going with Kate Hudson to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards together must have been a very special moment for the mother-daughter pair.

  • Justin Bieber


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    Pattie Mallette, Justin Bieber's mom, is so young- looking, it looks like he took his sister and not his mother to the Justin Bieber's Believe premiere in 2013. She was just 18 when she gave birth to her pop singer son.

  • Eva Mendes


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    Meet Eva Mendes' mother, Eva Suarez! The two Evas attended Variety's annual Power of Women Luncheon together in 2010.

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  • Bradley Cooper


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    The Burnt star is apparently so close to his mother, Gloria Campano, that Bradley Cooper moved in with her after his father died in 2011. "I love having her," he said. "I wouldn't have it any other way." The two attended the Governors Ball for the 85th Academy Awards together in 2013.

  • Emile Hirsch


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    Margaret Davenport must have been proud as punch as she posed for red carpet pics with son Emile Hirsch at the Los Angeles premiere of his movie Milk in 2008.

  • Blake Lively


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    For the premiere of The Age of Adaline, Blake Lively's mom, Elaine Lively, accompanied her daughter. A fun fact about the Gossip Girl's family: Lively is not Blake's dad's surname, but rather, the last name of her mother's first husband.  

  • Ryan Reynolds


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    Blake Lively has nothing on her husband, Ryan Reynolds, who took his own mother, Tammy Reynolds, to the premiere of The Proposal in 2009.

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  • Matthew McConaughey


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    If there's one thing that Matthew McConaughey's mom, Kay McCabe, has learned, it's that you're never too old for a wardrobe malfunction! The former teacher has attended several of her son's premieres, including Two for the Money in 2005.

  • Matt Damon & Ben Affleck


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    Remember how cute it was when Good Will Hunting stars Ben Affleck and Matt Damon took their moms as their dates to the 1998 Oscars? It just made us crush on them more.

  • Emma Stone


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    The closeness between Emma Stone and her mom, Krista Stone, inspired the actress to support Krista when she battled breast cancer in 2008. The two have since attended many red carpets together, including the 18th Annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards.

  • Javier Bardem


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    He got his talent from his mama! His acting talent, that is. Javier Bardem's mother, Pilar Bardem, is an actress in her home country of Spain. The two attend the Ma Ma premiere in 2015 together.

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  • Kelly Osbourne


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    Having a famous mom must come in handy when you're trying to navigate the pitfalls of celebrity yourself, so it's no wonder that Kelly Osbourne and her mom, Sharon Osbourne, are best friends. The two attended the Annual Race to Erase MS Gala together in 2013.

  • John Stamos


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    The Full House star's mom, Loretta Phillips, sadly passed away in 2014, but before she went, John Stamos shared many memorable moments with her, including a night out together at The 9th Annual Smile Gala in 2010. In a poignant Instagram post, he called her the "love of his life."

  • Drake


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    The rap star and his mom, Sandi Graham, are so tight that he even canceled an entire European tour to be by her side when she was recovering from surgery in 2010. Here they are pictured together at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards Gala in 2011.

  • Scarlett Johansson


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    As her former "mom-ager," Melanie Sloan has had a complicated relationship with daughter Scarlett Johansson over the years, but the two were all smiles at the 2005 Match Point premiere in Cannes, France.

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  • Dakota Johnson


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    When she was a little girl, Dakota Johnson accompanied her mom Melanie Griffith to red carpet premieres, but now that 50 Shades of Grey has made the young actress a star, it's the other way around! The two attended the 22nd annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards arm-in-arm in 2015.

  • Jared Leto


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    Now we know where Jared Leto got his great hair genes—from mom Constance Leto! The two showed off their perfect 'dos at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

  • Jeremy Renner


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    Valerie Cearley said that son and Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner kept her calm as they walked the red carpet together at the 2010 Academy Awards. 

  • Cyndi Lauper


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    The singer described her childhood as "tough" but, even so, she has remained close to her mother, Catrine Lauper, whom she took as her date to the 2012 Grammy Awards.

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