Cher announced that her mother Georgia Holt, has died.
The 76-year-old broke the news on Twitter, sharing a short tweet this morning.
Mom is gone.”
Mom is gone😔— Cher (@cher) December 11, 2022
In Sept. Cher apologized for her absence on social media amid some health struggles her mom was facing.
Sorry I’ve Been Mia. Mom’s Been Sick Off & On. She Just Got Out Of Hosp.She Had Pneumonia. She’s Getting Better.”
Born Jackie Jean Crouch on June 9, 1926 in Arkansas, Holt was a singer and actor. She appeared in several films in the 50s including A Life of Her Own and Father’s Little Dividend.
In the 80s, Holt recorded her album Honky Tonk Woman, which was eventually released in 2013 and included a duet with Cher titled I’m Just Your Yesterday.
Holt was married seven times to six men, including Cher’s father John Paul Sarkisian from 1946 to 1947. Holt remained in a relationship with Craig Spencer from 1976 until her death. Holt also has two grandchildren: Cher’s sons Chaz Bono, and Elijah Blue Allman.
Cher and her mother also collaborated on the 2013 documentary. Filmmakers Todd Hughes & David Ebersole also posted of her sad passing today.
The cause of death is not known at this time, nor did Cher or Holt’s family share any additional details of her passing.
Georgia Holt was 96.
(Photo, Twitter; via YouTube)