Mother Love

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Mother Love
Jo Anne Hart

(1953-12-29) December 29, 1953 (age 66)
OccupationTelevision Show Host, Radio Show Host, Author, Actress
Years active1977-present
Kennedy Rogers (m. 1972)

Jo Anne Hart (born December 29, 1953) better known by her stage name Mother Love is an American author, actress and humorist.

She began her career in stand-up comedy in Columbus, Ohio. From 1998 to 2000 Mother Love was the original host of syndicated television's Forgive or Forget. In addition, she hosted radio shows in Los Angeles on KLSX-FM, KBIG, KACE-FM, and a show on KFI. She appeared in Volcano, Mr. Nanny and 11 other films. Since May 2010 she hosts The Mother Love Show Monday through Friday, and travels the country with her diabetes awareness program, "Making Your PHD".

Mother Love is the author of three books: Listen Up Girlfriends; Forgive or Forget: Never Underestimate the Power of Forgiveness; and Half the Mother Twice the Love: My Journey to Better Health with Diabetes (October 2006). She was a co-host for dLife, seen Sundays on CNBC. She is a spokesperson for the ADA's "I Decide to Fight Diabetes" Campaign and was tapped to be spokesperson for the ADA's new "Choose to Live" program. She is a new Research Ambassador with ADA for 2010 and beyond. She is a previous spokesperson for Glucerna snacks, shakes and cereals. Mother Love traveled the country with Novo Nordisk, Inc., sponsoring her "Mother Love Presents Diabetes Awareness" Bus & Truck Tour.


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