Whitney Thore says late mom Babs is 'proud' as she celebrates brother Hunter's new role in 'Blue Bloods'

Whitney Thore says late mom Babs is 'proud' as she celebrates brother Hunter's new role in 'Blue Bloods'
Whitney Way Thore and Hunter Thore lost their mother Barbara in December 2022 (@whitneywaythore and @hunterthore/Instagram)

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Hunter Thore from 'My Big Fat Fabulous Life' is well-known to TLC fans. He would, however, like to build a reputation for himself in his own right. Hunter Thore aspires to be a famous actor as his sister Whitney Way Thore has become a reality TV star.

His sister rushed to Instagram to celebrate his recent accomplishment while remembering their late mother Barbara 'Babs' Thore. Whitney said that her mom is also 'proud' of Hunter's achievement. Hunter seemed to have taken a huge step toward his goals. And it is safe to say that his beloved sister is his biggest cheerleader.



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Before becoming famous, most actors had to play a number of small roles. Hunter Thore, a TLC personality, appears to be well on his way. He announced on Instagram that he has been cast in the hit crime program 'Blue Bloods'. "Last night I had my first co-star role on #BlueBloods. It was a fantastic experience and I had a blast working alongside the very talented @skurtzuba and being directed by the fabulous @bridgetmoynahan The hair and makeup department was stellar!" Hunter Thore captioned his lighthearted Instagram post.


"I mean look at this mullet! Lol. Big thanks to my agents @ushinkim and @chiara_decaroli at @uga_talent for getting me this audition! Anyway it was a great way to cap off ‘22 and now I’m moving into ‘23 with the lead role in a feature film, but more details about that later!” Hunter added.

Sharing the post to her own Instagram story, Whitney captioned the post stating, "So cool watching my brother on Blue Bloods! Proud of you @hunterthore + I know Mommy is, too!"


Whitney Way Thore's Instagram story (Instagram/whitneywaythore)
Whitney Way Thore's Instagram story (Instagram/@whitneywaythore)

Whitney reported the death of her mother Barbara in December 2022. She had serious health problems that were only getting worse. While the death was tragic, Whitney said that Babs died surrounded by her loved family. Many 'MBFFL' followers adored Babs and felt a connection with her. That is why Whitney wanted to invite the general public to her funeral. "[The visitation and funeral] are open to the public and if you loved my mother, you are welcome," Whitey posted on Instagram. "Thank you for the overwhelming love and support for my mother and my family. It means everything to us. Her obituary link is in my bio," she added.



'My Big Fat Fabulous Life' Season 11 is yet to be announced by TLC.

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