“Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms”
The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California
Monday, May 7th at 9 PM ET/PT.
“Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” honors mothers with celebrity guests paying tribute to the women who have shaped their success. Colin Kaepernick will honor his mother at its annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” special.
Colin Kaepernick is a professional quarterback who is heavily involved with the community and works to fight oppression of all kinds globally through education and social activism. He founded and fully funded the national Know Your Rights Camps to empower youth in their community and teach them various ways to interact with law enforcement as well as self-empowerment and motivation.
Gabrielle Union will honor her mother at its annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” special. One of today’s hottest stars, Gabrielle Union, continues to shine. Union is currently the star of BET’s Being Mary Jane. She plays ‘Mary Jane Paul,’ a successful talk show host while balancing her professional and private life. Gabrielle was also recently seen on the big screen in Think Like a Man, Think Like a Man Too and Top Five. Recently, Union released her memoir, We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated and True. which features series of essays, personal stories and reflections on a range of topics that continue to define the contemporary landscape: sexuality, womanhood, friendship, race, marriage and beauty. Up next, Union can be seen in James McTeigue’s home-invasion drama Breaking In, which is scheduled to be released on May 11th by Universal Pictures, where she also serves as an executive producer.
As previously announced, Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Anthony Anderson will return as host for the third time alongside VH1 fan favorite, actress, and New York Times best-selling author La La Anthony.