Thanksgiving 2022 has been an emotional one for American Pickers star Mike Wolfe. The reality star recently shared an emotional message for his mom for the holiday season. American Pickers Season 23 went on a hiatus last month after poor ratings. It was mostly due to the change in the time slot and Frank Fritz’s absence from the show. Now that fans await something better when the series resumes airing, Mike Wolfe has been updating fans every now and then with glimpses of his life on Instagram. So, what is this latest emotional update about? Keep reading to find out the details!
American Pickers Star Mike Wolfe Is Thankful For His Mother
On Thursday, the 58-year-old shared a series of pictures of his mother Rita making pies on Thanksgiving. He added a personal note to the collection of pictures.
The TV personality wrote, “Yesterday my mama was making the pies for today’s Thanksgiving, and I could tell she was tired and sore. I said mom please sit down I’ll go buy some pies and she said no I just have a few more.”
“I love her so much and she has worked so hard over the years to raise 3 kids on her own. Today and every day I’m thankful for her. I hope y’all are surrounded with love on this special day. Happy Thanksgiving,” he continued.
Mike Wolfe Thanks Mother For Her Guidance And Strength
Mike doesn’t shy away from honoring his mother publicly on social media for her love and support through the years. This year, on Mother’s Day, the reality star thanked his mother for her strength and guidance. He also opened up about feeling the pressure over the firing of his co-host Frank Fritz. In the picture, he posed alongside his mom as the duo stood under a large sign that read: “Walk-Over Shoes.”
American Pickers Season 23 has been on a hiatus since it last aired Episode 31 on October 9, 2022, as reported by The Sun. Fans were worried whether the show would return or if it has been canceled after the ratings started dropping staggeringly. However, Mike recently dropped a big hint about the show with a picture filming the upcoming episodes alongside his camera crew on the street.
Robbie Wolfe Confirms American Pickers’ Return Date
However, he wasn’t the only one who confirmed the show’s return. His brother, Robbie Wolfe, also shed some light on the show’s production status. He shared a picture on his Instagram account with the caption, “On the road with the best crew out there, getting new episodes of American Pickers filmed!”
The picture had Robbie and four other members of the crew forming a human chair chain. They used each other’s legs as a seat. Answering a fan’s query in the comment section, he even confirmed that the new episodes will premiere in January.
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