Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Send Unforgettable Wedding Surprise to Fans
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are suckers for love stories, as they’ve shown frequently in recent months by giving away honeymoons and revealing baby genders (and promising college funds). Now, they're throwing wedding showers.
At a show in Lafayette, La., on June 23, now-married couple Jude and Jamie Blanchard were holding up a sign explaining their good fortune. “Best Week Ever,” the poster read. “Garth this Friday, our wedding next Friday.”
Brooks spotted the sign from the stage, and of course, he couldn’t pass it by without commenting on it. He spoke to the couple from the stage and serenaded them with a version of Bob Dylan’s “To Make You Feel My Love.” Then came the real surprise — he asked what they wanted from their registry.
“Me and Miss Yearwood, we’ll get it for you,” he declared. Jamie pulled out an invitation and gave it to Brooks, but the couple didn’t expect him to actually follow through.
"I didn't need him to send anything because he sang to us," she says. But Brooks, of course, delivered above and beyond. When Jude arrived home on July 26, there were a slew of large boxes waiting for him.
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“It's a crazy amount of stuff," Jamie further details. "I don't know what I thought he was going to send us, but this is just beyond what we were expecting. ... I'm really humbled."
Brooks sent the couple a KitchenAid mixer, two lounge chairs, a meat grinder, a Rowenta iron, outdoor string lights and more. "I need to label them all with tags that say 'From Garth Brooks,'" Jamie says. Either way, she says she’ll think of Brooks whenever she sits under the lights or bakes with the mixer.
According to the Tennessean, the gifts didn’t come with a note, but the packing slips included Brooks’ name and a Nashville address. The Louisiana residents say they hope to see him again in concert soon, and maybe thank him face to face.
Brooks has been on the last stretch of his three-year-long World Tour, dropping tropical honeymoons, guitars and college tuition promises like they’re party favors. His tour has sold more than 5.5 million tickets and broken records nearly every step of the way.
“I don’t know how it gets better than this. What the future is, I don’t know. Will we ever tour this hard again? I seriously doubt it. But you never say never, and God has blessed us," the superstar says of the run. "I never thought this tour would happen. I thought when we hung it up to raise the babies in 2000, I thought we were done then. So this has been a wonderful surprise, and I’m always up for those down the line."
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