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Lisa Wilkinson breaks down after emotional Mother’s Day segment on The Project

‘Oh dear, I thought I was okay’: Lisa Wilkinson breaks down after emotional Mother’s Day segment on The Sunday Project – after losing her own mum Beryl just two years ago

Lisa Wilkinson lost her mother Beryl in 2018. 

And the TV host found herself fighting back tears on The Sunday Project following a moving Mother’s Day segment featuring children who had lost their mums. 

After the piece aired, the 60-year-old became choked up, saying: ‘Wow-ee. That’s something on Mother’s Day, isn’t it?’ 

Moved: Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) lost her mother Beryl in 2018. And the TV host found herself fighting back tears on The Sunday Project following a moving Mother’s Day segment featuring children who had lost their mums

Her voice breaking, she added emotionally: ‘It’s funny because – oh, dear, I thought I was okay,’ before stopping. 

Her co-hosts came to the rescue, with Peter van Onselen saying: ‘I will start, Lisa. I lost my parents at a relatively young age, but I was in my 20s. 

‘And so you’ve already had them through those formative years, so those kids, you feel for them,’ he added, also becoming tearful. 

After the piece aired, the 60-year-old became choked up, saying: 'Wow-ee. That's something on Mother's Day, isn't it?' Her voice breaking, she added emotionally: 'It's funny because - oh, dear, I thought I was okay,' before stopping

After the piece aired, the 60-year-old became choked up, saying: ‘Wow-ee. That’s something on Mother’s Day, isn’t it?’ Her voice breaking, she added emotionally: ‘It’s funny because – oh, dear, I thought I was okay,’ before stopping

Lisa then gathered her strength, adding: 'To everyone who isn't with their mother tonight, we feel for you, and we send all of our love'

Lisa then gathered her strength, adding: ‘To everyone who isn’t with their mother tonight, we feel for you, and we send all of our love’

Lisa then gathered her strength, adding: ‘To everyone who isn’t with their mother tonight, we feel for you, and we send all of our love.’

Earlier on Sunday, Lisa paid tribute to her mother with a moving Instagram post. 

Alongside a photo of the pair together in years gone by, she wrote:  ‘Sending much love to everyone, like me, who for whatever reason is missing their mum today.’

Tragic: Earlier on Sunday, Lisa paid tribute to her mother with a moving Instagram post. Alongside this photo of the pair together in years gone by, she wrote: 'Sending much love to everyone, like me, who for whatever reason is missing their mum today'

Tragic: Earlier on Sunday, Lisa paid tribute to her mother with a moving Instagram post. Alongside this photo of the pair together in years gone by, she wrote: ‘Sending much love to everyone, like me, who for whatever reason is missing their mum today’

She went on: ‘I chose this pic because I think being a grandma was probably her greatest joy in life. 

‘And I know I never could have made it through those tough early years as a mum myself with three kids under five, without her limitless love and patience, particularly at times when I found myself struggling with it all.’ 

The TV personality concluded: ‘The love, it never leaves you… Here’s to Mums.’ 

The TV personality concluded: 'The love, it never leaves you... Here's to Mums.' Pictured in a throwback photo with her mother and children

The TV personality concluded: ‘The love, it never leaves you… Here’s to Mums.’ Pictured in a throwback photo with her mother and children 

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