Litsa Menounos, Maria Menounos’ mom’s death due to stage 4 brain cancer on Sunday, followed by fans’ reactions after the TV personality shared the heartbreaking news on Instagram. RIP.
42-year-old Maria Menounos who is mourning the death of her mom, confirmed the death news on Instagram, along with a black-and-white photo of mother and daughter in one of their final moments together.
The entertainment reporter captioned the photo, writing in Greek, “RIP mom. god loved her so much he took her on greek easter. Christ is risen mom.”
She previously released that she had brought both her parents back home to Connecticut after they had spent above a year and a half in Los Angeles. While Maria previously announced that Litsa was suffering from a brain tumor.
In 2017, Maria Menounos was also diagnosed with a brain tumor as her mom resumed battling stage 4 cancer.
Maria Menounos’ Mom’s Death Cause Reported
Maria Menounos’ mom’s death cause related to her multiple health problems:
In late 2020, Maria, unfortunately, announced on her “Better Together” podcast that Litsa’s brain tumor had grown. “We got some not-so-great news on Monday, I think that’s Nov. 23, that my mom’s brain tumor was growing,” she told at the time.
In the episode, Maria added how both of her parents had additionally been hospitalized with COVID-19. Getting them home safely amid the coronavirus pandemic was a challenge, she said, but Menounos did so with the help of a friend’s private plane.
2020 September, Menounos celebrated her mom with a lovely birthday post, mentioning that at the time she was a four-year cancer survivor. “In my darkest moments fear never let me see this day possible,” she wrote as the caption. “Faith however would whisper in my ear. I am moved and inspired by your fearlessness and calm throughout this journey.”
“Mom I love you more than words can express,” she continued. “I will fight for you and with you everyday. I pray god gives us many more years so you can see your dream of grandchildren come true. Happy birthday, to many more.”
Reactions to Passing of Litsa Menounos
Just like the death of famous figures, the death of celebrities’ family members is always followed by many reactions. US day News‘ thoughts and prayers are with Maria Menounos’ family, friends, fans and all of his loved ones at this tough time.
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Quickly after the tragic news released, many of fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes and, Maria received many kind messages from her well-known friends, such as Zoe Saldana, Nikki Bella and Brie Bella:
“RIP sending you and the fam so much love light and prayers. ,” Nikki replied, while twin sister Brie announced she was also sending the Menounos family “love and prayers!!!! .”
Saldana sent her “deepest condolences” to Maria and her loved ones.
The podcast host’s husband, Keven Undergaro, also posted a touching Instagram tribute to his late mother-in-law, commenting, “Our hearts will always ache over your loss but you will never be forgotten.” He added, “RIP my Litsa – God brought you home on Greek Easter for a reason – we love you forever :(.”
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