According to Roberts, her mom, Kelly Cunningham, just isn’t tech savvy and had a flip cellphone till three years in the past.
So the “Scream Queens” star bought her mom an iPhone for Mother’s Day.
“I was, like, ‘Now we can FaceTime and iMessage. And like, how sweet,'” Roberts mentioned. “And it was just such a love fest. And it was the worst thing I ever did.”
Seems like the difficulty began when Cunningham arrange Google alerts about her daughter and began checking in typically in regards to the veracity of a number of the tales floating round.
Then the matriarch joined Instagram and issues actually took a flip.
Her mom took it upon herself to reply, “Yes” and to obtain congratulations with “Thank you so much! We’re so excited.”
“It was a disaster,” Roberts mentioned. “And I found it all out on a plane so I couldn’t get to her. Like, I couldn’t call her or attack her. I could just iMessage with her and DM her and ask her to please stop.”
Cunningham did not perceive the entire fuss as a result of she confused the tabloid report with Roberts going public.
The pair had a little bit of forwards and backwards over it, and Roberts instructed Kimmel, “I blocked her at one point. It was my only weapon.”
“She texted me at 2 a.m., ‘Queen, did you block me? Sad face,'” Roberts mentioned. “I was like, ‘Yes, I did block you.’ Then I unblocked her. It’s been an Instagram war with my mother that I never saw coming.”
All is properly now it appears, and the nonetheless pregnant Roberts joked that some day will probably be “a good story to tell the baby.”