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“RIP . 💔 God loved her so much he took her on greek easter,” the 42-year-old shared on Instagram on Sunday, May 2. “Christ is risen mom,” she added in Greek.

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Fans and friends took to the comments to offer their condolences. 

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“RIP ❤️ sending you and the fam so much love light and prayers. 🤍✨,” Nikki Bella told .  

“I’m so sorry for your loss!! Sending you and the family so much love and prayers!!!! 💛🙏🏼,” Brie Bella said. 

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“We send you so much love. Our deepest condolences ,” Zoe Saldana said. 

“Maria, there are no words. Only love. To you and your entire family. I’m so sorry and I am here if you need anything. All my love,” RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Ross Mathews wrote after his mom passed away last year. 

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“Monday before Thanksgiving, my mom had her regular appointments at Cedars for her brain cancer. So she had her MRI, she had her infusions. We got some not some not-so great news on Monday, November 23, that my mom’s brain tumor was growing,” Menounos previously shared in December on her podcast “Conversations with Maria Menounos.”

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“We land, and that’s when this all started. I’m just going to share that we’re in process right now, and we still need prayers. story short is that within a few hours, both of my parents were diagnosed with COVID,” Menounos said of the difficult time. 

“Yesterday, I said to her, ‘You gotta get strong, you gotta hang on — you’ve got grandchildren coming, and they might even be showing up…’ well, they’re definitely showing up next year. I was gonna say around a certain time, but I won’t share yet because I don’t wanna — anyway!”  Menounos shared on Better Together last year about her mom’s battle with COVID-19.

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After her own brain tumor battle, Menounos and her husband Keven Undergaro looked into surrogacy but did not say how they plan on welcoming children into their lives.

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In 2017, the brunette beauty had surgery to remove a golf ball-sized brain tumor but had initially dismissed the symptoms. She went to the doctor with what she believed was an ear infection and began to suspect she had a tumor, which turned out to be the case.

“One of the messages I always try to leave people with is: You can come out of this OK,” Menounos told TODAY in 2018 about the health scare. “There is hope. I like to be a walking example of going through something like this with positivity and humor and knowing that when you do, it lessens a lot of the pain. Hope is so important.” 

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