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Diana Ross Took Out a Full Page Ad to Congratulate Daughter Tracee Ellis Ross on Her Emmy Nomination

by Raphael Chestang 4:53 PM PDT, August 17, 2016
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Diana Ross does everything legendary, even congratulating her children.

The music icon took out a full-page ad in The Hollywood Reporter recently to celebrate her daughter Tracee Ellis Ross' first Emmy nomination.

"Congratulations to my daughter Tracee Ellis Ross on her nomination for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Black-ish," the ad reads. "So proud of you. Love, Mom and the Ross family."

This marks the first nomination for Tracee, 43, who reportedly called her mother first when she heard the good news last month.

Tracee's Black-ish co-star Anthony Anderson is also nominated this year in the lead actor category and the series itself was nominated in the category of Outstanding Comedy Series.

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In June, Tracee opened up to ET about the pride she takes in redefining what it means to be a working mother on television through her role as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson, who doesn't hold a glass of wine or a basket of laundry or take her husband's last name.

"I know that our show is called Black-ish, so there's a lot of talk about the race episodes that we do that actually head-on deal with race and how this family is navigating that," Tracee said. "But the truth is, we also deal with gender roles in a marriage in a way that I think is really groundbreaking for television. They make space for me to do that as a character."

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