“We have been planning a yard barbecue that is really greater than a yard barbecue,” Oprah revealed in a July 4 Instagram video. “It is for Vernon Winfrey Appreciation Day as a result of my father is in poor health and so we wished to have the ability to have all of his associates come and have a good time him whereas he is capable of obtain the enjoyment.”
The festivities had been a whole shock for Vernon. “He would not even know that that is for him,” Oprah, who had been at her dad’s facet in Nashville all through his sickness, defined. “He thinks it is a Fourth of July factor.”
She then guided Gayle King, who filmed the video, on a tour of the backyard social gathering, which featured a number of tents and chairs all arrange as associates chatted across the yard. And, as a result of no social gathering could be full with out it, she identified all of the scrumptious meals too, together with fried rooster, turkey, hamburgers and extra.
“Giving my father his ‘flowers’ whereas he is nonetheless properly sufficient to odor them,” she captioned the put up. “Completely happy 4th of July as you collect with your loved ones and associates. Bear in mind to have a good time one another.”
Vernon handed away greater than three years after Oprah’s mom, Vernita Lee, died in 2018 on the age of 83.
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