“You make the world a better place,” says Russell in the touching video.
The singer was on the show to promote her new album, already getting emotional as the women all watched her most recent music video for “Beauty Marks,” which includes home video footage from her wedding and birth of daughter Sienna.
While her eyes were already watering as she relived those personal moments, the real tears came when the show played a video Wilson had recorded back home in Seattle.
“Hey C, I wish I was there with you right now. I know the kids and I, we’re back here in Seattle, we just wanted to wish you a Happy Mother’s Day,” said the football quarterback. “There’s no one better than you, you’re the sweetest woman in the world, you truly give us love, you truly give us light, you change the world, you make the world a better place, you encourage, you inspire and I’m grateful I get to be your husband. I just love you so much.”
Cut to Ciara, reaching for the tissues.