TIA Booth broke down in tears in a new Instagram video, just days after revealing her father passed away from colon cancer.
The Bachelor star says she’s ok, and that she feels better after a “good cry.”
Tia Booth has been listening to a special song on repeat since the passing of her fatherCredit: Instagram
Tia’s father, Kenny, died of colon cancerCredit: Instagram/tiarachel91
Tia, 30, shared a video of herself wiping away tears, as the song Give Heaven Some Hell, by country singer Hardy, played in the background.
“I’ve listened to this song about 10 times,” she confessed. “Hold it down til I get there, Dad!!!!”
On Saturday, Tia shared the sad news that her father, Kenny, had died, breaking the news by sharing numerous photos of herself and her dad over the years.
Alongside the photos, The Bachelor alum began: “Thank you Daddy for teaching me how to protect myself, how to take a shot of tequila, and most importantly how to be an independent woman that doesn’t rely on anyone else for success (except you when my car breaks down).”
She then revealed his cause of death, writing: “After a year long fight, I’m so thankful you’re free from cancer’s evil grip. Keep an eye on me & Mama and keep on dancing in Heaven.”
Tia signed off the message by calling herself “your little girl.”
BACHELOR NATION SUPPORT
A number of Bachelor Nation stars took to the comments section to give their condolences.
Former Bachelorette Becca Kufrin wrote: “Sending you and your family so much love and prayers. I’m sure Stevie Kuf was meeting him at the gates of Heaven with an ice cold beer. you have the best guardian angel now.”
Blake Horstmann added: “I’m so sorry Tia. thinking of you.”
Angela Amezcua commented: “Tia I am so sorry! I started praying for y’all as soon as I saw this! Won’t stop either!”
“Sorry for your loss Tia! Nothing like the bond between dad and babygirl, as his body rests his spirit lives on and surrounds you everywhere you go. Praying for you and your fam,” Natasha Parker added.
Annaliese Puccini also showed her support, writing: “I’m so sorry for your loss Tia. Sending you lots of love.”
Carly Waddell said: “Praying for y’all. So sorry.”
“So sorry for your loss. Sending love and healing your way,” commented Kristina Schulman.
KENNY’S HEALTH BATTLE
The TV personality previously announced that her father had been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer back in March.
“Although not curable, we are all thankful it’s treatable with Chemo,” Tia shared with fans.
She continued: “Dad said it was boring, but he had a tv, ice water& a recliner so he had it made, if you wonder why I handle stress with humor, there it is.”
“Hoping for minimal side effects and that he’ll handle treatment like a champ-so far so good!”
REALITY SHOW PAST
Tia is best known for appearing on season 22 of The Bachelor, where she competed to win over star Arie Luyendyk Jr.
She later made her return to the franchise as a member of season 5 of Bachelor in Paradise back in 2018, while she most recently appeared on season 7 of the show.
In an earlier post, Tia thanked her dadCredit: Instagram/tiarachel91
She announced his passing on SaturdayCredit: Instagram/tiarachel91
Tia was a contestant on season 22 of The BachelorCredit: ABC
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