- A dad has gotten a different kind of attention this Father’s Day after a video clip of him went viral
- The dad was asked, in front of his 4 daughters, when their birthdays are, but was unable to answer the question
- Social media users were divided over the incident; while some found it funny, others were angry over the dad’s lack of an answer
While many are celebrating the dedication and support of their dads on this Father’s Day, one dad in particular received a lot of attention online for his lack of attention to detail when it comes to parenting.
A video was shared on social media of the dad answering a series of questions about his children, of which all 4 were standing with him.
When the topic of his daughters’ birthdays was broached, the dad was unable to provide a single date.
The most ridiculous part? One of the daughters had celebrated her birthday the day before.
The social media user who shared the video posted it with the caption:
“Father's day has been cancelled for 2019!”
Briefly.co.za saw that some viewers found the video hilarious and very typical of some fathers.
Others were somewhat upset, as it seemed as if many dads are allowed to slack off when it comes to connecting with their kids, due to sexist gender roles.
One social media user suggested that the dad perhaps doesn’t know his daughters’ birthdays because he is too busy providing for them, but was hit with this brilliant clap-back:
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