Shanna Moakler says her mother Gail has died at 77: ‘A beautiful and kind and loving woman’


Shanna Moakler says her mother Gail has died at 77: ‘A beautiful and kind and loving woman’

  • Moakler, 47, confirmed her mother’s death to People on Tuesday
  • ‘She was my best friend and I will miss her every day of my life,’ she said
  • Moakler’s mother and father John celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2021  

Shanna Moakler says her mother Gail has died at the age of 77.

The former Miss USA, 47, confirmed to People on Tuesday her mother’s passing, saying, ‘I am so thankful for all the friends and family that have reached out and sent their condolences.’

The reality star added, ‘My mother was a beautiful and kind and loving woman and she was everything that I hope to be.’

The latest: Shanna Moakler says her mother Gail has died at the age of 77, as she confirmed to People the sad news on Tuesday 

Moakler said that ‘as a mother, [Gail] was loving, kind and supportive,’ noting that ‘more than anything, she was my best friend and I will miss her every day of my life.’

She wrapped up her statement in saying, ‘I understand that this is a part of life and something that we all can actually support one another with, which is the loss of someone we love. Godspeed.’

Moakler is mother to son Landon, 19, and daughter Alabama, 17, with ex Travis Barker, 46, who she was married to from 2004 to 2008; and daughter Atiana De La Hoya, 23, from her former engagement to boxer Oscar De La Hoya, 49.

Last May, she took to Instagram with a Mother’s Day tribute for her parent via Instagram.

Moakler was pictured at a holiday event in December 2019 in LA

Moakler was pictured at a holiday event in December 2019 in LA 

For Mother's Day in 2021, she shared a series of pics of Gail with the caption, 'Happy Mother's Day to my beautiful mom @gailmoakler how lucky I am to have a mom like you! You're my best friend and my idol! I love you so much!'

For Mother’s Day in 2021, she shared a series of pics of Gail with the caption, ‘Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful mom @gailmoakler how lucky I am to have a mom like you! You’re my best friend and my idol! I love you so much!’

Moakler is mother to son Landon, 19, and daughter Alabama, 17, with ex Travis Barker, 46, who she was married to from 2004 to 2008; and daughter Atiana De La Hoya, 23, from her former engagement to boxer Oscar De La Hoya, 49

Moakler is mother to son Landon, 19, and daughter Alabama, 17, with ex Travis Barker, 46, who she was married to from 2004 to 2008; and daughter Atiana De La Hoya, 23, from her former engagement to boxer Oscar De La Hoya, 49

Moakler wrote: ‘#happymothersday @gailmoakler there will never be enough words to express how thankful I am to have you as my mom! Thank you for always standing by me and supporting me through this crazy life. I love you so much! You truly are the most amazing mother….’

For Mother’s Day in 2021, she shared a series of pics of Gail with the caption, ‘Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful mom @gailmoakler how lucky I am to have a mom like you! You’re my best friend and my idol! I love you so much!’ 

Moakler in August of 2021 took to the site to wish her parents Gail and John a happy 50th anniversary.

‘Today is my mom and dads 50th wedding anniversary officially!’ she wrote. ‘Taking them to #capriccios with the family! To have a love like this love you @gailmoakler @drjohnmoakler you inspire me everyday.’

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