Loretta McMillan, mother of Sunrise weatherman Sam Mac, is elated as she sits in Sydney airport after a long morning of live TV interviews and photoshoots.
“I had no idea I was going to be on The Morning Show!” she says.
“Sam’s always throwing little surprises at me. But I could get very used to this lifestyle.”
The pair were waiting for their flight back home to Adelaide after a successful launch of Sam’s memoir Accidental Weatherman, and it’s these moments he cherishes with his mother – no matter how chaotic they may be.
“My job is incredible and I’m so grateful for this position but it does mean I have to sacrifice my time with my family,” says 40-year-old Sam.
“I don’t get to see my parents for the Sunday dinners. I miss out on lots of milestones like anniversaries and birthdays.
“There is a lot of guilt that comes with that but that’s why I try to create special moments like bringing her onto Sunrise or taking her to the Logies.”
SHE STOLE THE SHOW!
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