Donna Shellstrop is Eleanor Shellstrop's mother.
Donna Shellstrop was once married to Doug Shellstrop. She is first seen in a flashback where Eleanor gets her to sign emancipation papers. She is not a very good person, as she forgot Eleanor's birthday. She and Doug are the reason Eleanor is so selfish as they taught Eleanor that she always needs to put herself first in order to survive. She is responsible for the death of Eleanor's dog Max.
- Every time Donna has appeared, she has always been holding a cocktail.