Bella Swan named favourite on-screen mother

Bella Swan named favourite on-screen mother Los Angeles: Actress Kristen Stewart`s ‘Twilight’ character Bella Swan has been named Britain`s favourite movie mother in a new poll.

The character, essayed by the 22-year-old, has topped an Empire Cinemas poll of the nation`s favourite cinematic mothers ahead of Mother`s Day Sunday, reports contactmusic.com.

Bella and her vampire lover Edward Cullen, played by actor Robert Pattinson, welcomed daughter Renesmee in the final instalment of the supernatural franchise, ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II’. The character struck a chord with movie fans, earning 89 percent of the votes.

Meanwhile, beloved animated character Marge Simpson was voted Funniest Movie mother in the poll.

Actress Meryl Streep`s character Donna in ‘Mamma Mia!’ took the third place, while John Travolta`s cross-dressing role as Edna Turnblad in ‘Hairspray’ was on fourth position.

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