“Daaaad! Listen to me!!!!!!!!!”
But after listening to his 6-year-old daughter rage for over an hour, dad decided to mix it up by lip-syncing his daughter’s screams. Hey, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.
Mom Kathy Sterner captured the sound of their child’s high-pitched squeals and her husband Keiron’s reaction on video.
The moment goes from hysterical to hysterically funny.
“My 6-year-old daughter had been in her room wigging out for about an hour, and there was no talking her down,” the video description from Sterner explains. The daughter had been told she could not have McDonald's for dinner, which prompted the meltdown, Sterner told Yahoo News in an email.
“I was getting fed up, so my husband decided to lighten the mood.”
The father, who has been listening to his daughter yell in the next room for a while, times his Charlie Chaplinesque frowns and wide-open jaw to mimic her fit.
“She'd been screaming the same thing over and over for an hour, so it wasn't hard to anticipate what was coming next, and we could hear her take a breath when she was about to start? up again,” Sterner notes in the comments.
“The ‘Stop laughing at me!’ was a new and unexpected twist, and he went with it,” Sterner explained. She added about her husband, “He's a pretty good actor, and was big into improv when he was younger.”
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