How did Barbara Thore die? My Big Fat Fabulous Life star cause of death explained

Barbara Thore

My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Barbara “Babs” Thore passed away at the age of 76. Let’s see how My Big Fat Fabulous Life star died and the Barbara Thore cause of death in detail.

How did Barbara Thore die?

Barbara, widely known as Whitney Thore’s mom on the TLC reality show, passed away at the age of 76, according to her daughter, Whitney on Thursday.

“My mum passed last night just as the credits rolled on her favorite movie,” Whitney wrote beside the series of clips of photographs of her mom and family over the years.

“Dad, Hunter, and I held her as she took her last breaths. It was 10:32 pm, the same exact time she brought me into this world almost forty years ago,” she said. Whitney’s shared a touching tribute to her mom, writing: “My mother is our family’s greatest gift. We could never love, revere, or value another person more.”

Barbara Thore cause of death:

Barbara Thore cause of death was cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

Whitney disclosed her mom had cerebral amyloid angiopathy, “an untreatable progressive illness caused by proteins in the blood arteries of the brain that cause dementia, seizures, or like in my mom’s case, brain bleeding.

Barbara had three strokes since 2017, with the last one occurring on Nov. 13. As her illness advanced, the TLC program addressed Thore’s health issues. The most recent 10th season covered Thore’s healing and release from the hospital after having one of her strokes.

Who was Barbara Thore?

Barbara ‘Babs’ Thore is known for My Big Fat Fabulous Life (2015). Whitney Way Thore is the daughter of Barbara Thore. My Big Fat Fabulous Life is an American reality television series that premiered on TLC on January 13, 2015. 

The documentary recounts the life of Whitney Way Thore, a woman who weighed 380 pounds (170 kg) at the beginning of the series (which is partially related to polycystic ovary syndrome).

Tributes to Barbora Thore:

Ashley tweeted,

Very Sad News: ‘#MyBigFatFabulousLife star Barbara “Babs” Thore has died: her daughter Whitney mourns her death

Carla Marie ONeil tweeted,


 And family so so sorry for your loss, Babs was so cute on the show. R.I.P. ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Star Barbara ‘Babs’ Thore Dead at 76.

Starcasm tweeted,

#MyBigFatFabLife‘s Whitney Way Thore just shared the very sad news that her mother, Barbara “Babs” Thore, passed away last night at the age of 76. Whitney says that her dad Glenn and brother Hunter were present when she died. Rest in peace Barbara. #MBFFL

M.N.Dewey tweeted,

I just found out that Barbara “Babs” Thore passed away yesterday. She was a great woman and my heart goes out to the Thore family.  #mybigfatfabulouslife #MBFFL

Global Citizen tweeted,

My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Whitney Thore’s mother, Barbara Thore has died at 76 following a stroke


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