‘Pink is special to me’: Samantha Jade reveals the significance of the colour ahead of her performance at Chandon Ladies Day in Sydney
She always looks stylish whether it’s on the red carpet or on the stage.
And on Friday, Samantha Jade revealed that she’ll be wearing pink and thinking of her late mum while she headlines the first Pink Fashion lunch at Chandon Ladies Day at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney.
‘Pink is a special colour to me because when my mum was sick, we used to take her hospital gowns home and dye them different colours,’ she told The Daily Telegraph.
‘Pink is a special to me’: Samantha Jade (pictured) has opened up about the significance of the colour as she gears up to perform at Chandon Ladies Day next month
‘Pink was one of her favourite colours, it just made her feel happy and bright,’ she continued.
The 32-year-old went on to say that whenever she thinks of her mum that pink is the colour that represents her.
It comes after the INXS star opened up about having experienced the dark side of fame. The Australian singer told WHO magazine in September that she was trolled on social media during one of the worst times in her life.
‘Pink is a special colour to me because when my mum was sick, we used to take her hospital gowns home and dye them different colours,’ she told The Daily Telegraph on Friday
The former X Factor winner revealed she was accused of ‘seeking publicity’ when she tweeted about her late mother’s cancer battle in 2014.
In February 2014, Samantha’s mother Jacqueline was diagnosed with cancer. She ultimately lost her battle with the disease in June that year.
‘When my mum was sick in the hospital, I asked everyone for to pray for my family on Twitter,’ she said.
‘I wrote back because it was disgusting’: Samantha Jade (pictured) has revealed she was trolled over her mother’s death from cancer in 2014
At the time, she was starring in Channel Seven miniseries INXS: Never Tear Us Apart.
‘I was at that moment where I knew [my mother] could die. And this one girl wrote back, “Way to get publicity for your role in the show”,’ she said.
‘I immediately wrote back “Sorry?” Because I didn’t even know that it was airing that night – it wasn’t on my radar. I wrote back because it was disgusting.’
The Sydney-based actress and singer said that her fiancé Pat Handlin helps to keep her in good spirits when she’s dealing with online trolls.
Shocking: In February 2014, Samantha’s mother Jacqueline died from cancer. The singer, 32, told WHO magazine on Thursday that a Twitter troll once accused her of using her mother’s ailing health to promote a television show she was starring in
Her rock: The Sydney-based actress and singer said that her fiancé Pat Handlin (right) helps to keep her in good spirits when she’s dealing with online trolls