Betty DeGeneres, who will surely go down as one of the most supportive parents of a gay daughter in history, recently broke her back but she is recovering, according to a Tweet from her ultra-famous daughter Ellen DeGeneres.
Thanks for all the love & support for my mama! She broke her back but she's recovering at home. Send her a message here say.ly/cdm4fwB
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) September 26, 2012
Ellen also Tweeted a link for fans to send supportive notes to her mother, who’s stood by her side before and since her very public coming out in 1997.
An active member of PFLAG and the first non-gay spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign’s Coming Out Project, Betty has become a welcomed fixture at LGBT events throughout the years. She is also the author of two books Love, Ellen: A Mother Daughter Journey and Just a Mom. Here’s wishing Betty a swift recovery. Send messages of support to Betty here.
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