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Jonathan Van Ness Posts Rare Photo of Lookalike Mom: ‘Sure Do Love My Mama’

We can never get enough of Jonathan Van Ness, and this post he made for Mother's Day is the best thing we've seen all week.

The Queer Eye star posted a slideshow of photos with his mom, Mary Winters. If the pictures alone aren't proof of their close relationship, the caption sure is. Van Ness wrote, "Sure do love my mama ♥ I’m so happy to be able to have this time w my mom, for her to meet my husband, our babies, for me to be able to impulse buy my mom gorgeous stunning bags & make food together in my kitchen. These are all moments I would’ve considered impossible at earlier times in my life. The memories we’ve been able to share w you are so amazing mama & I love you!!"

In the series of nine photos, the 34-year-old actor is seen shopping, riding boats and going on hikes with his mom. He also described a pic where he is sporting a couple of Band-Aids, saying, "Also, in the pic w two bandaids on my face, I broke up a cat fight and my face lost but those bags were too cute to not post."

Out of all the photos, the best part is the final pic, which is a rare throwback of Van Ness as a child sitting on his mother's lap. And we can't get over how much he looks like his mom.

Van Ness concluded the post with a heartfelt message, adding, "I know Mother’s Day can be a loaded day for lots of folks and in some ways it’s hard for my mom and I too bc all family relationships can have their challenges. But my mom is a cancer surviving literal open hearted hero who I just have to celebrate all up on this feed today. Happy Mother’s Day!"

If Mary is anything like JVN, she must be pretty damn cool.

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Joel Calfee

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Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...
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