Award-winning singer Paulina Rubio experienced a tragic loss with the death of her mother.
Before her death, Paulina’s mother, Susana Dosamantes, went through a series of health complications.
What happened to Paulina Rubio’s mother?
On July 2, 2022, Paulina Rubio confirmed the death of her mother, Susana Dosamantes, through a social media post.
On Instagram, the GRAMMY-nominated star posted a photo of Susana and wrote, “With my heart in my hand and deep pain, I want to tell you that my mother, beautiful Susan Dosamantes, is starting a new cycle today. , in peace and surrounded by his family.”
“My example of life, a being of light, a strong woman, joins eternal life today.”
Paulina added: “We are so grateful for your understanding and respect during this difficult time. [time].”
“We greatly appreciate the doctors, nurses and all hospital staff for taking such professional care of my angel. We ask for confidentiality [from] your family and friends.”
Before breaking the news of Susana’s death, Paulina told PEOPLE En Espanol the same day, “I’m in a very sensitive time in my family, and vulnerability is something you need to teach.”
“I want your best prayers for my mother, who is always with me and we are going through times of uncertainty in the family.”
Who was Susana Dosamantes and what was the cause of her death?
Months earlier, on April 22, 2022, Susana had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after being hospitalized at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami.
Following her diagnosis, a rep for Susana told PEOPLE En Espanol: “She is undergoing treatment but has not been hospitalized.”
“She is going to the hospital to continue her chemotherapy. The family supports her and pampers her a lot”
Following her mother’s battle with cancer, Paulina shared a series of photos of the two together in a show of public support.
The superstar wrote of Susana, “Mom, strong woman, that’s what you’ve shown me since I was born.”
“Nothing ever stops you. Together we will move forward, my faith in your speedy recovery is unwavering.”
The Billboard-nominated performer shared, “You are in very good hands, I know the doctors treating you are doing it with their hearts.”
“Susana, I don’t need to tell you because you already know I LOVE YOU and we will continue to smile and walk hand in hand.”
Paulina concluded, “I know the light and prayers of all of us who love you are with you.”
The mother-daughter couple are both artists in their own right.
While Paulina is a successful entertainer who later served as a judge on the US version of The X Factor, Susana was a famous actress.
Susana has attracted audiences in the United States and Mexico for her appearance in a number of notable films and television shows.
His English roles include starring alongside John Wayne in Rio Lobo, as well as the 1979 film Day of the Assassin.
On Mexican television, the late actress rose to fame playing roles in Morir para vivir, Tres veces Ana and Si nos dejan.