My Big Fat Fabulous Life Season 9 Premiere Spoilers: Whitney Way Thore’s Mom Vaccine Trip Gets Trippy!
My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Whitney Way Thore shares the reality TV cameras with an intriguing cast of characters.
From her best bud Buddy to those ever-present cats, Thore sometimes even takes a back seat to her friends’ lives.
But of all the My Big Fat Fabulous Life cast, no one has earned as much love as Whitney’s adorable mom Barbara, known as Babs.
The My Big Fat Fabulous Life star’s mom has shown her sense of humor (her daughter’s antics tend to earn wit rather than a scolding) as well as her courage (Babs suffered a stroke and determinedly fought her way back).
As a result, Babs’ fans received an early Christmas gift in the season 9 premiere!
The debut episode of My Big Fat Fabulous Life for this season features the one and only Babs! Find out the latest adventures for Whitney Way Thore’s mom below.
My Big Fat Fabulous Life Season 9 Premiere Stars Babs!
Season 9 of My Big Fat Fabulous Life debuted on August 17.
And in contrast to reality TV shows that ignore the COVID-19 pandemic, this episode focuses on all the emotions connected with the coronavirus vaccine.
Those of us with parents who stayed inside throughout the entire pandemic until getting vaccines will empathize with the emotions shown by Whitney Way Thore and her brother Hunter.
A sneak peek showed The siblings decide to take the wheel in helping their mom Babs and dad Glenn get their vaccine jabs.
The segment shows how Whitney genuinely cares about her parents. And we also see the pandemic from Babs’ perspective.
“I didn’t realize how much every day I was just carrying the stress of, like, hoping you guys didn’t get sick,” Whitney admits.
But for Babs, the pandemic resulted in a different type of stress.
“I am so happy to get my shot because this past year has been horrible,” Babs confesses. “Every time I coughed, my family was so afraid that I was going to fall down dead or something like that. After this vaccination, I hope they let me out of the house.”
Whitney Way Thore Reflects On Past Year
Although Thore has come in for her share of criticism about everything from her boyfriends to her weight, My Big Fat Fabulous Life’s premiere episode lets her voice emotions that many of us felt this past year.
The months in which the pandemic devastated entire households ranks as “definitely the hardest year of my life,” confesses the My Big Fat Fabulous Life star.
Whitney also expressed her hope that “soon we can all get our vaccines and at least life for us can start to return a little bit more to normal.”
But she may have spoken those words too soon!
Babs Screams: Here’s Why!
The premiere episode of My Big Fat Fabulous Life season 9 definitely provides highs and lows.
Just as we see Whitney’s and Bab’s joy in getting vaccines, Thore’s mom experiences an “oops she did it again” catastrophe!
Babs navigates the sidewalk and trips.
Prepare yourself for a scream queen yelp as Babs falls.
Although her son and husband dash to save her, we can tell that Babs will not get her post-vaccine reprieve as soon as she hoped.
What will happen next? Check back on our site for all the news about Babs and Whitney Way Thore as we tune into My Big Fat Fabulous Life season 9 on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on TLC.