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Mamma's Boys

It's no secret that the main woman in these guys' lives is their mamas!

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    It's no secret that the main woman in these guys' lives is their mamas!
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    Kanye West was devastated when his mother, Donda, passed away last year. He dedicated his performance at the 2008 Grammy Awards to her, and upon receiving the Grammy for Best Rap Album, he said, "Mama, all I'm going to do is keep making you proud."
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    "My mom told me from day one to just stay humble," Chris Brown has said of his mother, Joyce Hawkins - who also happens to be his co-manager. "I think that's the best advice she can give."
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    "One of the happiest memories I have as a kid is me and my mom, in front of the stereo, just bugging out to, like, James Brown. I have always loved to dance," Diddy has said of mom, Janice.
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    Forest Whitaker's mom taught to him to be the gentleman that he is. "My parents raised me to say 'sir' and 'ma'am,' to open doors, things like that. That's the way I was brought up," he has said.
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    Justin Timberlake isn't afraid to let people know he's a mama's boy - he's very close with mom, Lynn. "My priorities are my relationship with my mom, my family, my peace of mind, my friendships and my career. In that order," he said last year.
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    Usher's mom, Jonnetta Patton, was his manager until last year. "She and I are on great terms," he told the Associated Press upon the decision for her step down. "This is great for me because it means I now get to have my mother strictly as my mother with no added pressure," he added.