13 Celebs Who Live by the Motto, “Family Comes First,” and Will Absolutely Do Anything for Them

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Our family bonds are very important to us, whether we’re related by blood family or we chose them. It’s easy to assume that fame and fortune could strain these relationships, but not for these celebrities. They stick up for their family members, spoil them, and make them a priority, proving that no matter what happens, family always comes first.

1. Zendaya

After an Internet troll said something awful about her parents’ looks, Zendaya tweeted, “While you’re so concerned about what my parents look like, please know that these are 2 of the most selfless people in the world.” She went on to praise them and explain how they chose to be educators who’ve dedicated their lives to teaching.

2. Bella and Gigi Hadid

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In an interview, Gigi was asked what she would do if someone was mean to her sister, Bella. She recalled a time when, during a fashion show, photographers were allowed backstage. Bella was getting changed backstage and photographers were taking her photo. Gigi confronted the photographers and told them to stop.

3. Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz

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Alicia Keys attended an award show without makeup, to which some people commented with negative remarks. Her husband came to her defense in a video, where he said, “Why are you mad at someone who decided not to put makeup on their face?”

4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared a touching video in which he gifted his mom a new home for Christmas.

In the caption, he wrote, “This one felt good. Bought my mom a new home for Christmas.
All our lives growing up, we lived in little apartments all across the country. Lived like gypsies on the road from one state to another. I always say, if you got a good mama, then you gotta pretty good shot at becoming a decent human being.”

5. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Chrissy Teigen came to her husband John Legend’s defense when an Internet troll called him “illiterate.” She said that John went to the University of Pennsylvania at the age of 16. John and Chrissy have always had each other’s backs.

Legend also defended Chrissy against mom-critics in a tweet. He said it was funny there was no dad-criticism and that they should aim it at both of them.

6. Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky

After Liam Hemsworth split with Miley Cyrus, both his sister-in-law, Elsa Pataky, and his brother, Chris Hemsworth, were there for him.

In an interview, she said, “After a relationship that you’ve dedicated 10 years to, he’s a little bit down, but he’s coping well. He’s a strong boy, and he deserves the best, he deserves much more. You always find support in your family, and he’s joined at the hip with his brother, who has been there to give all the strength he needed.”

7. Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade

Gabrielle Union and her husband, Dwyane Wade, spoke about how they are supporting their trans daughter, Zaya. In a post, the actress described her daughter as compassionate, loving, and whip-smart. She wrote how proud they were of her. In an interview, Gabrielle expressed how important it was to post about her family and live out loud, love out loud, and speak out loud.

8. Jessica and Ashlee Simpson

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When people were criticizing her sister, Jessica Simpson, Ashlee jumped to lift her up and shared in an interview how disgusted she was with how much criticism her sister received. She said, “It’s disgusting that people would say those things. My sister has an incredible body. I feel sorry for anyone who would judge her because she’s one sexy lady.”

9. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner

When Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra announced their relationship, The Cut released an article that said their relationship was fraudulent. They took the article down and issued an apology.

Nick’s brother, Joe, and his now sister-in-law, Sophie Turner, tweeted words of support. Joe was disgusted with the article and said what the couple has is beautiful. Sophie also shared how disgusted she was with the article.

10. Serena and Venus Williams

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Serena Williams was asked what the hardest part of playing a tennis match against her sister, Venus, was. She said she never wants to root against her.

They always support each other no matter what. Even though she plays to win, she always wants her sister to win. And her sister feels the same way.

11. Ariana Grande and Frankie

When her brother, Frankie, was subject to online condemnation about his sexuality, Ariana Grande criticized the blatant homophobia. She described her brother as the fiercest, most incredible, funniest, most intelligent, kind-hearted, and most LOVED person on the face of the planet.

He feels the same about her, and wrote in a post, “Ariana, you are always there for me, you lift me up when I am down, you make me smile and laugh until my cheeks hurt, and you bring me and everyone you meet such joy.”

12. Rihanna

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Rihanna surprised her mom with a brand-new home on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Rihanna told her mom how much she appreciated her, then gifted her the key to the house they were in, leaving her mom completely shocked.

She was delighted that her first guest in the house was Oprah. Her mom said she was so proud that Rihanna has remained so humble and close to her family. “She’s the same Robin to us,” she said.

13. Jessica Alba

In an interview, Jessica Alba spoke about how work takes a backseat to motherhood. She likes to capture those family moments. She posted the picture above of herself with her kids and wrote, “The 3 of you have given me the gift of hopes, dreams, and possibilities I never knew existed and, most importantly, the courage to fearlessly go after it all. I love you, my babies.”

How do you make time for family bonding? In what ways do you like to spend time with your family and friends?


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