While most stars opt to bring their significant others to red carpet events, these celebs share the spotlight with the women that have been there from the very beginning.
Take a look at which celebrities who bring their mothers to the Oscars, Emmys, and movie premieres.
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While plenty of us would LOVE to attend the Oscars with Ryan Gosling, the actor selected two special ladies to accompany him in 2007: his mum, Donna, and sister, Mandi. Donna would eventually become her son's go-to date for all major red carpet events.
Charlize Theron's mum Gerda was sitting right next to her famous daughter when she won the Best Actress Oscar in 2003 for Monster. Actress Diane Lane generously switched seats with Gerda just prior to the big announcement.
Jennifer Lawrence's parents, Karen and Gary, were right by their daughter's side when she took home the 2013 Academy Award for Silver Linings Playbook. We can see where the Hunger Gamesstar gets her good looks!
Nominated for Best Actor for his work in Silver Linings Playbook, Bradley Cooper hit the 2013 Oscars red carpet with his mother, Gloria. The actor recently revealed that he even moved in with his mum after his father's death a few years ago and called her a 'cool chick.'
Miley Cyrus' mum knows how to work a red carpet dress almost as well as her pop star daughter! Tish Cyrus looked ultra-glam in a black gown when she attended the 21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party with Miley.
Rihanna's mother Monica may not always approve of her daughter's racy social media snaps, but she's always there to support the pop star -- even if it means reading her the riot act. 'I'm not afraid of any person in this world, but my mother, I'm terrified of her,' Rihanna told Elle in March 2013.
Chris Evans isn't afraid to be called a mama's boy.The Avengers stars hit the red carpet at the 85th Annual Academy Awards with his mother, Lisa Evans. 'It's nice to remember how exciting and fun this stuff can be,' he said at the time. 'Being with her brings all that back.'
Taylor Swift got her big break in the music business when she was just 14 years old, thanks in no small part to her mum's support and sacrifice. Andrea Swift kept on cheering her pop star daughter on at the 2010 Grammys, where Swift picked up an impressive four statues.
For better or worse, Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina have remained close through all of the up and downs (and mug shots). The Lohan girls -- including little sister Ali -- all posed together at the Los Angeles premiere of Just My Luck in 2006.
Will Smith and his mother, Caroline Smith, made a very smiley pair at the Lakeview Terrace premiere in 2008. Caroline worked as a school administrator for the Philadelphia school board while her son was growing up.
George Clooney brought his parents, Nina and Nick, and gilfriend Stacy Keibler to the premiere of 'The Descendants.' The flick would eventually earn the star an Oscar nomination for Best Actor (and we're sure his mum was very proud).
Ludacris has nothing but the utmost respect for his dear mum, Roberta Shields. The rapper once said of her, 'What's not to love about my mother? She's always been there for me. She's great at being a leader. I love her drive and self-motivation. If she wasn't tough on me I wouldn't be the person I am today.'
Jeremy Piven brought his mum Joyce to the Emmys in 2005 and 2007. Joyce no doubt knew how to hobnob with all of the big Hollywood types since she once taught acting to future stars John Cusack, Joan Cusack, and Aidan Quinn, among others.
Sean Penn had his most important gal by his side at the 2004 Academy Awards. The actor's mum, Eileen, braved the sea of photogs for the star, who had won the Best Actor statue the previously year for Mystic River.
Before she was a two-time Oscar winning actress, Hilary Swank was just a normal girl from Nebraska. And no one remembers that better than her mother, Judy Swank, who accompanied her daughter to the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2005.
Tina Knowles has been a driving force in her daughter's career since the very beginning (she designed Destiny's Child's costumes for years), so it's not surprising that Beyoncé has walked a few red carpets with her proud mama.
Another star brought his mum to the 2008 Oscars: Colin Farrell. The Hollywood bad boy was probably between girlfriends at that point and decided to play it safe by having his mum, Rita, join him for the festivities.
Fergie and her mother Terri Gore both looked glamorous at the New York City premiere of 'NINE.' Mama Fergie is no doubt super excited for the birth of her daughter and Josh Duhamel's first child later this summer.
Red carpets may be old hat to Hollywood's hottest stars, but not to their mums. Keira Knightley's mother, Sharman Macdonald, looked thrilled to be walking the red carpet at the 2006 Golden Globes after party with her famous daughter.
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