By Samantha Leal | 06/02/2013 - 12:15
Bernadette Hernandez, mother to Bruno Mars, passed away Saturday due to a brain aneurysm, according to the Associated Press. She was only 55.
Bernadette, a hula dancer and singer from the Philippines, inspired Bruno's love of music. A publicist for Mars' label, Atlantic Records, told the Associated Press that Hernandez passed away in Honolulu, Hawaii at Queens Medical Center.