According to Shadow and Act, this Mother's Day VH1 has teamed up with Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit and Jesse Collins Entertainment to shine the spotlight on the most important women in the world - our moms. The one-hour special event, which VH1 says is a first-of-its-kind, is titled “Dear Mama,” and will premiere Sunday, May 8 at 9 PM ET/PT with Anthony Anderson (“Blackish”) hosting while also honoring his mother, Doris Bowman.
Promising that the special will not be your typical honors show, the event will feature Queen Latifah also honoring her mother Rita Owens, a single mother and former high school teacher in Newark, New Jersey. Trey, Jaden and Willow Smith will also join the mom-fest to honor their mother Jada Pinkett-Smith. Additional honorary mothers will be announced soon.