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

By Meera Dolasia on March 20, 2017

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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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  • SomeoneWednesday, June 28, 2017 at 8:31 am
    Oh my goodness!!!! This is so funny >.< The mom was so awesome. I love how she dragged them out- one kid in one hand one kid in a another, slide on the floor to pretend you aren't there and then go out the door, having technical issues with the rolling thingy and then be on the floor still while shutting the door while your husband is on live tv and so are you.
    • .Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 5:04 pm
      hehehe so funny!
      • dybala_21
        dybala_21Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 5:58 am
        So funny favorite article
        • ronnie2khatesme
          ronnie2khatesmeTuesday, June 13, 2017 at 9:54 am
          Lol not stage fright
          • ronnie2khatesme
            ronnie2khatesmeTuesday, June 13, 2017 at 9:53 am
            He likes tv and he is not stage fright obviously 😂😂😂😂😂😂
            • ronnie2khatesme
              ronnie2khatesmeTuesday, June 13, 2017 at 9:52 am
              He must like tv he is not stage fright obviously 😂😂😂😂🙂🙂
              • bobMonday, June 12, 2017 at 5:05 pm
                so cute kids
                • bobMonday, June 12, 2017 at 5:04 pm
                  • haThursday, June 8, 2017 at 3:56 pm
                    that was hilarious. his children are so cute. and i loved the part when mom comes to get kids and close the doors
                    • harryw
                      harrywMonday, June 5, 2017 at 10:53 am
                      I feel so bad for the man who is betting interview but seriously the best part is when the mom comes in a moment later to close the door.!!
                      • ajg15
                        ajg15Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm
                        Yes it is!

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