A video of a woman reacting to a baby floating in courtesy balloons has left internet users amused after it went viral on social media.
The 8-second clip was re-shared on Twitter by user @MackBeckyComedy with a caption that read: “Baby is flying!”
Collecting over 5 million views, the clip features a woman running towards a baby with balloons strapped to her back and floating in the air. “Emerson! Oh my God! Catch it! »Cries the woman going to rescue the little girl suspended by a bunch of balloons. However, at this precise moment, a man steps forward, revealing that it was he who was holding the baby and not the balloons.
Watch the video here:
The baby is flying! ?? pic.twitter.com/5YiFEH5qHt
– Mack & Becky Comedy (@MackBeckyComedy) August 4, 2021
The video was reposted on the microblogging site by many other users, who were quite amused by the balloon prank. “I love how icy the baby was,” one user tweeted.
Interestingly, some also fell into the trap and actually thought the baby was flying. “I realized the baby wasn’t flying the 5th time I looked at it,” another tweeted.
I realized the baby wasn’t flying the 5th time I looked at it lol
– 💋 EgyptianRoyalT💋 (@ EgyGoddessCleo2) August 5, 2021
The baby is flying! I needed more balloons. I love how cold the baby was. pic.twitter.com/WN3XwL8n9G
– Benjamin White (@gntlmnking) August 6, 2021
I’m stunned that there is even a single negative comment about this funny daddy. Dang people, relax. I think it’s hilarious. He did pretty well; I mean, I guess it wasn’t a staging? No matter. I think it’s adorable.
– Diane Vellandurai (@ dizie61) August 6, 2021
Law? How do they not see that?
– LM (@lori_lm) August 6, 2021
– omambala #OnyeDot (@omambalab) August 6, 2021
It made me laugh so much
– Liz Lord (@mslizlord) August 7, 2021