Sylvester Stallone’s mother dies at 98

Sylvester Stallone's mother dies at 98

Jackie Stallone, the famous astrologer and mother of Sylvester Stallone, died at the age of 98.

The mother of the Rocky star passed away on Monday morning, September 21st. Sylvester's younger brother, Frank Stallone, announced this in social networks.

Frank, 70, wrote: “This morning my brothers and I lost our mother, Jackie Stallone. She was a mother to four children: Tommy, Sylvester, Frankie and my late sister, Tony Ann. She was a wonderful woman, full of courage and fearlessness. »

“She died in her sleep, as she wanted. It was hard not to love her, she was a very eccentric and bright personality … Her mind remained sharp as a razor until her death. »

“She had seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. — continued Frank — My brother Sylvester all his life took care of her like a queen. I will never be able to call my mother or hear her yell at me because I haven’t married again. I will always miss you, mom. »

Jackie was born on November 29, 1921 in Washington DC after surviving the «Great Depression and World War II».

As a teenager, she worked as a circus aerial gymnast, and later began appearing on the daily fitness TV show, opened Barbella's women's gym. In the 1980s, Stallone became a wrestling promoter for GLOW (Great Ladies of Wrestling), and in the 1990s, she gained relative fame as a star astrologer.