Mother's Day: Hugh Jackman's Photo With His Mom Proves The Actor Forgave Her For Abandoning Him At 8 Years Old

Date May 14, 2018 16:47

Hugh Jackman might play big bad guys on the screen, but beneath the tough exterior hides a devastating tragedy.

When famous actor was 8 years old, his mother abandoned the family and fled to England. Jackman opened up the memories of that challenging time in a heartbreaking interview.

I can remember the morning she left...I remember her being in a towel around her head and saying goodbye...Dad used to pray every night that Mom would come back.


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Hugh admitted it took him nearly five years to realize his mother, Grace, wasn't coming back.

Since then, they reconciled their relationship. Jackman says he tries to see his mother three to four times a year.

Sweet picture on Mother's Day

As a way to demonstrate his newly-found bond with his mother, Hugh Jackman posted a picture of the two of them together on his Instagram.

Happy Mother’s Day to my Mum ... and to all of you around the world! #mothersday

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Public couldn't help but notice the striking resemblance between the mother and son. Comments praised Jackman for being such a nice son and joined him in celebration of such a special day.


Leaving past behind

49-year-old actor admitted that the experience of not having his mom when growing up made him closer with his family. Jackman says he doesn't spend more than two weeks away from his wife and children.

In addition, Hugh proves his forgiveness of his mother's past mistakes and, sometimes, posts throwback photos of them together.

The year was 2007. #Mum #throwbackthursday

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Time heals all wounds, and the famous actor is a great proof of being the bigger man and putting his family above past grudges. Hugh Jackman is truly worth of admiration.

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