A video of a prank is getting mixed reviews after a dad pretended to accidentally throw his son off the balcony and then captured his wife’s emotional reaction on film.
The ‘prankster’ titled the video, ‘Accidentally Killing My Own Kid’ and many feel that it was way too cruel to be funny.
Watch the prank video below and share your thoughts…
In the video, Kane is playing with his dad while dressed as Spider-Man when his mom leaves the room. Kane is switched out for a dummy, and when Atwood’s wife, Brittney, returns, Atwood pretends to accidentally toss their “son” over an indoor balcony. Panicked, Brittney races down the stairs to see if her son is OK. It’s only after removing the Spider-Man mask that that she realizes it was a prank.
The video has racked up more than 6 million views in just two days with viewers debating whether it was funny or if Atwood went too far.
Atwood and his young sons were really excited about the prank, as shown in this behind-the-scenes video. In the BTS video, the prankser Dad tells mom he was expecting a more dramatic reaction, and mom, who has overcome the shock a bit, promises to get her revenge.
“We’re all happy and everyone’s safe. There was no harm done,” he says in the video.