jennifer-love-hewitt.jpgJennifer Love Hewitt's mother Patricia has passed away, her rep now confirms.

Sources in Monaco told yesterday that Hewitt had flown in to the Nice airport for the 52nd Annual Monte-Carlo TV Festival, but after learning that her mother fell ill, she immediately flew back to LAX.

J. Love has not tweeted since Monday, but her rep did release the following statement:

    Patricia Hewitt, beloved mother of actress Jennifer Love Hewitt and Dr. Todd Hewitt passed away yesterday at age 67 from complications due to cancer. Her family mourns her loss. She was an angel to all who knew her and they are grateful she is now in a better place. They ask for privacy at this difficult time. No further details are being provided.