Jacqueline Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone, passed away at the age of 98, as reported on social networks by another of his sons, singer Frank Stallone. The American celebrity was not only known for being the mother of the famous film actor, but she had previously developed different jobs in show business, also in female wrestling, but she became more popular in the 90s, when she was astrologer to various Hollywood stars.
“She was an extraordinary woman, she trained every day, full of courage and without fear. She died in her sleep as she had wished. He was a very eccentric and extravagant person … He lived through prohibition, depression and World War II. I would talk to her for hours about the 20s, 30s and 40s. It was a history lesson, “wrote her son Frank on his Facebook profile. “His mind was sharp as a razor until the day he died. My brother Silvestre took care of her like a queen throughout her life “he added in his official statement.
Frank Stallone wanted to share with his Instagram followers his latest photograph with his mother, who despite her advanced age, was in splendid shape and, as he confessed, kept his mind clear until the last moment.
Known as Jackie Stallone, Jacqueline Frances Labofish was born on November 29, 1921 in Washington, DC, daughter of a renowned lawyer and a socialite –John Paul Labofish and Jeanne Victoria Anne “Adrienne” Clerec–, both of whom already devoted much of their time to physical exercise. She ran away from home at age 15 to work during her youth as a circus trapeze artist, dancer, nightclub showgirl, and hairdresser, until The intrepid woman married Italian Frank Stallone in 1945.
Jackie Stallone She became much more than the mother of a Hollywood star. “I’m sure my kids are ashamed of me. They think I should be at home minding my own business. But if I had stayed home they would be home now too, and Sylvester wouldn’t be making those movies he does. I would be watching television, “he told the magazine in 1988 People.
She was the first woman to have a daily television show about exercise and weight lifting., and then she opened a women-only gym, called Barbella’s, in Washington. She promoted the idea that not only elegance is paramount for women. “I was always wearing boxing gloves, while other girls worried about looking attractive. For me, that was the lifestyle that was natural, “he said in an interview with Sports Climax, in which he also spoke of his passion for wrestling. “Sylvester hated that I was in GLOW because it wasn’t the kind of thing a woman who is a mother should do.”He explained in 2010.
In the 80s, Jackie participated in the television show GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling -on which the famous Netflix series is based-, with the name of Mamá Stallone, a wrestling coach who rapped to cheer up her teammates and in 2005 with more than 80 years she participated in Big Brother VIP in the edition from the United Kingdom and where he met his ex-daughter-in-law Brigitte Nielsen, who was married to Sylvester from 1985 to 1987.
She started her own line of psychic help, which included rumpology, a term that she coined for the discipline that reads the future in the folds of the buttocks. During his career in astrology, he wrote on his website, he had advised “kings, prime ministers, politicians, movie stars, gangsters, policemen and priests.”
“I get more popular as I get older. Because Hollywood is afraid of getting old and I do believe that old age is a trend. They all would like to become like me, grow old like me. Not in a walker, not in a nursing home, ”Jackie told the tabloid in 2013 Daily Mail.
The appearance of his face was also a controversial topic. If at first it seemed that the years did not pass for her, soon her constant aesthetic retouching became evident. “I have too many surgeries on me. I seem to have a mouthful of nuts. I look like a squirrel “, laughed at herself in statements to the press.
In 1946 she gave birth to her most famous son, Sylvester, whom she forced to train since childhood, and in 1950, to her second son, singer Frank Jr. Later, the result of her relationship with her second husband, Anthony Filiti. , had a third child, a girl who years later would also decide to dedicate herself to show business, the actress Toni Ann D’Alto, born in 1964 and died after a long fight against lung cancer in 2012.