Bringing Up Bates star Whitney Bates has shared a rare throwback photo with her late father. Zach Bates’ wife got emotional upon discovering the old picture and wanted to share the special snap with fans. Scroll down to check it out.
Whitney Bates loses her father.
If you’re a Bringing Up Bates fan, you may have heard about Whitney losing her biological father, JC Perkins, in November 2021. In an Instagram post, Whitney explained that her dad was dealing with complications after a procedure he had done the week before. He was in the ICU and in septic shock. They had put him on a ventilator and dialysis.
Sadly, not long after she shared the post, Whitney Bates returned to Instagram to let everyone that her dad had passed away. This loss has hit her pretty hard and she shares regular posts about grief and missing her father.
Below, you can see an old picture of Whitney with her husband, Zach, her parents, and the kids. Note that this was taken in 2020 before Jadon was born.
She recently found another throwback photo of herself with her late dad and wanted to share it with fans.
See the rare throwback photo.
On her Instagram Stories this week, Whitney Bates shared an old photo of herself with her father. It was taken when she was a young girl, but she didn’t tell fans which year it was or how old she was at the time. Along with sharing it, she said, “Found this today in one of my photo boxes in my room at my parents’. That room holds so many memories and I love finding gems like this.”
Then, she added, “Missing you extra today daddy.”
Then, she shared another snap of the same photo but also included a look at the album it’s in. She got nostalgic talking about it and wrote, “Anyone else remember these photo albums? That feeling of waiting on photos to be developed and sticking them carefully in your albums…those were the days.”
You can see the type of photo album she’s referring to in the photo below.
So, what do you think of this throwback picture of Whitney Bates and her late father? Can you relate to how she’s feeling? Sound off in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about the Bringing Up Bates family.