Watch This Toddler Hilariously Interrupt His Mom’s Live TV Segment
Toddlers do many things on their quest for attention that, at the end of the day, can only be characterized as just plain adorable—even if it means distracting Mom while she’s delivering the news on live national television.
NBC News correspondent Courtney Kube was in the middle of reporting breaking news on the Turkish airstrikes in Northern Syria when her 4-year-old son Ryan, who was hanging out in the studio for the morning, walked up to her and reached out, saying, “Mommy!” Kube quickly responded with a smile and said, "Excuse me, my kids are here. Live television!” and the camera quickly cut to a map of the airstrikes as she walked her son off camera.
Ryan and his brother Jackson, Kube’s twin sons, were at work with her at NBC’s Washington bureau before preschool because her husband was out of town, reported TODAY.
“As soon as I realized he was standing next to me—for a second your heart kind of stops,” she said in an interview with TODAY. “I almost picked him up and put him on my lap, but I was afraid he would lean back against mic. I was so glad he didn’t start crying. He was smiling and happy. It could’ve been worse!”
The video, posted on MSNBC’s twitter, already has three million views, over 51,000 likes, and 11,000 retweets. Viewers certainly found the incident amusing. One person commented, “This is seriously the best,” while another said, “It’s great to smile watching unexpected moments like that.”
Some are also praising Kube and all the working moms out there. One person wrote, “Courtney Kube showing the world how #workingmoms make it happen!” Another thanked MSNBC, saying, “thank you for highlighting this sweet moment and supporting your working moms.”
It reminds us of a very similar incident that happened on BBC two years ago, when professor Robert Kelly’s kids hilariously barged into the room while the dad was giving a life interview with BBC.
As someone recently pointed out, “BBC Dad, you’re not alone anymore.”
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