Hulk Hogan spent Sunday (08May11) in a reflective mood to mark the first Mother's Day since his beloved mum died.
The 57-year-old wrestling icon lost his mum Ruth on New Year's Eve (31Dec10) and he took to his Twitter.com page on America's Mother's Day to express his sadness at her passing.
Hogan told fans, "Happy Mother's Day to all, this is the first one for me without my mom. My dad, brother and mom have all crossed over. I'm still hangin (sic)."
Lindsay Lohan also spent the holiday in a downbeat mood after missing out on the chance to spend the day with her mum Dina in their native New York - but she posted a heartfelt message on the microblogging site praising Dina's dedication to the actress and her siblings.
She writes, "Happy Mother's Day mommy! I love you so much... thank you for being strong for me and Cody, Ali, Michael... I wish I was with you in NY @ (sic) home right now... miss your face I love you."
Producer Swizz Beatz also took to the site to praise his wife Alicia Keys on her first Mother's Day, after they welcomed son Egypt last year (10).
In a post, he writes, "Happy 1st (sic) Mother's Day Alicia Keys thx (thanks) so much for Egypt he is amazing - blessings & love", while the R&B star replied, "You are amazing my love thank u (sic)!"
Paying tribute to her mum Kathy, Paris Hilton declared, "You are the best and most beautiful mom in the world! Love you so much! So lucky to have you as my mom."
Sharon Osbourne was surprised by her daughter Kelly on Sunday morning, waking up to a room filled with colourful balloons and flowers, and she posted a photo of her gifts on her Twitter page.