Video Of The Week — Adorable Kids Crash Dad's Live Television Interview

By Meera Dolasia on March 20, 2017

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Photo Credit: YouTube (screen capture)

On March 10, Professor Robert Kelly was doing what the expert on South Korea does regularly — discussing a political situation on live television with a BBC News reporter via Skype. In this case, the topic was South Korean President Park Geun-hye's unprecedented March 9th impeachment for committing “acts that violated the Constitution and laws.”

Things were going as expected until Kelly’s daughter, Marion, decided to waltz in. The professor tried to continue talking while gently nudging the child to leave. But before he could convince her to leave, his nine-month-old son, James, rolled into the room in his walker. The video ends with Kelly’s wife, Jung-a Kim, frantically trying to get both kids out of the room without being seen on camera! Not surprisingly, the hilarious footage that has garnered over 2 million views since its YouTube release has made the family, especially the adorable kids, instant stars!


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  1. What was Professor Kelly doing on March 10?
  2. What was the topic of discussion?

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“Things were going as expected until Kelly’s daughter, Marion, decided to waltz in.”

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  • doobug08
    doobug08Friday, March 24, 2017 at 12:51 pm
    OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is sooo funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • jelly656
      jelly656Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:40 am
      Those kids are complete gangsters.
      • catdabossfan
        catdabossfanFriday, March 24, 2017 at 7:07 am
        it was a prank
        • the guy Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:59 am
          oh my god if my kids did that i wood be so mad lol
          • jo13
            jo13Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:52 am
            • LOLFriday, March 24, 2017 at 6:25 am
              • halloFriday, March 24, 2017 at 6:13 am
                • angelinareavis1
                  angelinareavis1Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:08 am
                  O.M.G dont you think that girl is being a little hard on the kids? you know pulling them out of the room like that!?
                  • idontneedanameFriday, March 24, 2017 at 6:05 am
                    she flew into that room like mission impossible
                    • YoLoFriday, March 24, 2017 at 6:02 am
                      This makes me laugh so hard! This is what they call a Video Fail. I watch those all the time haha.

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