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23 Parents Who Are Masters At Embarrassing Their Kids In Hilarious Ways
Every kid has been embarrassed by their parents at some point, but these parental pranksters are the best of the best.
Getting Some Culture
A day at the museum with your parents doesn’t exactly scream fun, but it would be amazing with these jokesters!
With parents like these, who needs enemies!?
Cold Hard Cash
Most kids just ask for cold hard cash for their birthdays. That’s exactly what this totally unamused got from his parents.
Jar Jar Binks
This dad took terrifying his son to a whole new level by hiding in the shower with a knife and a Jar Jar Binks mask.
“Did You Get Our Selfie, Honey?”
You’ve got to hand it to these parents for trying to stay hip, but they clearly don’t have the whole selfie thing down yet.
Like Son Like Father
When this young guy uploaded an impressive photo from Epcot, his parents proved that they still have the moves as well with their own recreation.
Too Young To Know Better
This girls probably had no idea why her parents were giggling so much while taking this picture. They clearly had the long-game in mind for this embarrassing photo.
A Cool Mom
“Mean Girls” references are a huge part of the younger generation, and this maternal texter proved her hipness with this perfect response.
When their daughter found out that a killer had escaped from jail near the town where her parents live, the first thing she did was text them to see if they were OK. This photo was their response.
“Your Brother Was A Fun Guy.”
Parents sometimes tell little silly lies in order to be sure that their kids develop good habits. These parents told their kids that they had another brother who turned into a mushroom because he refused to take baths. They even included pictures of him in their family photo albums!
Maybe Matthew could understand this if it was the original “Ghostbusters,” but c’mon — “Ghostbusters 2?” That’s just a slap in the face.
Passed Out Payback
His grandsons thought it would be funny to pose with their grandpa after he fell asleep on the chair. Grandpa didn’t get mad, he got even.
These kids got so excited when their parents surprised them with a cake. Of course, they found out the hard way what was beneath the frosting.
What would kids do these days without the Internet? Their chores, apparently.
Fatherhood Of The Traveling Jorts
This father was sick of his young daughter asking to wear short shorts, so he put his legs where his mouth is by wearing a pair around Walmart with his daughter.
This mom isn’t afraid to say it how it is.
Instead of simply making fun of his sons douchey mirror selfie, this dad imitated it.
This kid got so excited for an iPad for his birthday, and his parents did everything they could to get his hopes up.
When their child left for college, his parents told him that they gave his room to the family dog and sent him this picture as evidence.
Work It Out
These parents came up with a unique way to get their kids to stop fighting.
Longer Than Ten Seconds
The concept behind SnapChat is that the photos disappear right away, but this mom just couldn’t let go of her children’s pictures so easily, so she had them developed.
Happy Birthday, Freeloader!
These parents were tired of subtly hinting that it was time for their son to move out, so they just wrote it on his birthday cake.
Lot’s of parents get nostalgic on their children’s birthdays, but these parents went all the way back to reminiscing about their daughters conception. Kinda gross, but weirdly sweet.