Gayle King and daughter Kirby Bumpus recreate touching family scene from 1986 with newborn Luca

Gayle King and daughter Kirby Bumpus recreate touching family scene from 1986 with newborn Luca

Gayle King and her daughter Kirby Bumpus recreated a special family moment from 1986 in a new Instagram.

Kirby invited her mom to pose with her new grandchild Luca, echoing a 1986 snapshot taken with Gayle, her own mom Peggy, and baby Kirby.

In the touching caption she wrote how ‘grateful’ she was to have her mother at her side since Luca’s arrival in September.

Family time: Gayle King and her daughter Kirby Bumpus recreated a special family moment from 1986 in a new Instagram

Flashback: The 1986 photo showed a young Gayle with baby Kirby and her own mom Peggy

Flashback: The 1986 photo showed a young Gayle with baby Kirby and her own mom Peggy

Every detail was perfect, down to Kirby’s yellow dress that matched her mom’s frock from the vintage shot.

Gayle, 66, looked in awe of her first grandbaby as her daughter smiled at the camera, full of love and pride.

‘1986 to 2021,’ she remarked in the caption. ‘Luca, Mom and I had to recreate this pic of my Grammy, my mom and I shortly after coming home from the hospital in 1986.’

‘I’m so grateful for these invaluable moments I’ve had with my mom over the last few weeks and get all the feels when I think about our new dynamic, along with Luca’s growing love and relationship with his Gaia as he grows up!’

Details: Every detail was perfect, down to Kirby's yellow dress that matched her mom's frock from the vintage shot

Details: Every detail was perfect, down to Kirby’s yellow dress that matched her mom’s frock from the vintage shot

Touched: In the touching caption she wrote how ‘grateful’ she was to have her mother at her side since Luca’s arrival in September

Kirby added some commentary with her hashtags, writing: #BringingSomeBlackJoyToday, #WeLoveACheesyPhoto, #BeholdMyBeautiful31YearOldMom, #AndHowClassyWasMyGrammy?!, #Timeless , and #FilledWithGratitude.

She also sent a thank you to ‘Ms. Carol’ for knitting the blanket Luca was wrapped in in the shot. 

Gayle announced that Kirby had given birth in September.

On her show CBS This Morning she told viewers: ‘Kirby got out of the hospital on Friday and I got on a plane, I left the set, got on a plane and I actually beat her home Friday ’cause it took so long to get released from the hospital.’

Oh baby: Kirby and husband Virgil Miller welcomed Luca in September

Oh baby: Kirby and husband Virgil Miller welcomed Luca in September

‘I wanted to be a grandmother for a long time, and it’s really something when you see your own child become a parent. I am so nuts about him. 

‘And then I was holding him, Kirby goes, “You know, you have to support his neck.” Uh, okay! I actually know how to do this!”

This is Bumpus and husband Virgil Miller’s first child together.

The pair were wed in December 2020 during an intimate ceremony at Gayle’s best friend Oprah Winfrey’s Santa Barbara estate.

The guest list included Winfrey, her partner Stedman Graham, King, and Bumpus’ brother Will, who officiated the nuptials. 

Sweet: The pair were wed in December 2020 during an intimate ceremony at Gayle's best friend Oprah Winfrey's Santa Barbara estate

Sweet: The pair were wed in December 2020 during an intimate ceremony at Gayle’s best friend Oprah Winfrey’s Santa Barbara estate

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