PROUD MUM: Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross
LEGENDARY SINGER Diana Ross is a very proud mum.
Ross bought a full-page ad to congratulate her actress daughter Tracee Ellis Ross on her first Emmy nomination.
Ellis Ross was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on the hit comedy show Black-ish, and her mother could not be more excited.
The legendary performer gave her daughter a full-page ad in The Hollywood Reporter.
— Tracee Ellis Ross (@TraceeEllisRoss) August 17, 2016
“Congratulations to my daughter Tracee Ellis Ross on her nomination for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Black-ish. So proud of you,” the ad, which features an adorable photo of Ellis Ross laughing, reads. “Love, Mom and the Ross Family.”
Tracee acknowledged the sweet gesture from the iconic performer, tweeting: “OMG how cute r my mom @DianaRoss & family 4 taking an ad in @THR ☺️☺️ I ❤️U!! #blackish #Emmys #RossFamilyRocks.”
Her nomination marks the first time a black woman has been nominated in the category since Phylicia Rashad earned a nod in 1986 for her portrayal of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show.