These celebrities' mom texts are hilariously relatable.

In honor of Mother's Day, Jimmy Kimmel asked celebrities to read very real texts from their own moms:

It did not disappoint.

Anna Faris' mom, for instance, said she believes her daughter is the greatest actress of her generation but also needs Faris to remember to wear sunscreen.

And that's a message urgent enough to send at 3:34 a.m.


GIF via "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Then there's Jack McBrayer. He sends his mom a Christmas ornament for the tree every holiday season. But after receiving the last one, she had quite the morbid response.

"Thank you, Jack. Hope you live long enough to see it in person."

GIF via "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Kristen Bell's mom asked her daughter for insider information on who was going to take home Academy Awards.

Because Oscar hosts can just pass out that information like candy apparently.

GIF via "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Tony Hale's mom was supportive but also candid about her complete failure to keep up with her son's on-screen storylines.

GIF via "JImmy Kimmel Live."

Will Forte's mom enjoyed sending her son a series of duck emojis.

Literally that was it.

GIF via "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Anthony Anderson's mom had a straightforward (if not unusual) demand of her son for Mother's Day: a room in Vegas. Now.

As any mom should!

GIF via "JImmy Kimmel Live."

OK, so some (most?) moms aren't experts at texting.

But who cares? Tech-savviness isn't a prerequisite to good parenting, right? Unconditional love — now that's a little more necessary.

If you're celebrating a mom in your life who has gone above and beyond this Mother's Day, make sure to text — or maybe pick up the phone and actually call — to express how much they mean to you.

Happy Mother's Day! 💖

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In 1945, the world had just endured the bloodiest war in history. World leaders were determined to not repeat the mistakes of the past. They wanted to build a better future, one free from the "scourge of war" so they signed the UN Charter — creating a global organization of nations that could deter and repel aggressors, mediate conflicts and broker armistices, and ensure collective progress.

Over the following 75 years, the UN played an essential role in preventing, mitigating or resolving conflicts all over the world. It faced new challenges and new threats — including the spread of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, a Cold War and brutal civil wars, transnational terrorism and genocides. Today, the UN faces new tensions: shifting and more hostile geopolitics, digital weaponization, a global pandemic, and more.

This slideshow shows how the UN has worked to build peace and security around the world:

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Malians wait in line at a free clinic run by the UN Multidimensional Integrated Mission in Mali in 2014. Over their 75 year history, UN peacekeepers have deployed around the world in military and nonmilitary roles as they work towards human security and peace. Here's a look back at their history.

Photo credit: UN Photo/Marco Dormino

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