Political Analyst Whose Kids Crashed His BBC Interview Proves He’s Got His Hands Full!
Professor Robert Kelly will go down in history for conducting one of the most memorable interviews of the internet age — all because it was crashed by his cute little toddler!
Last week, a super serious BBC clip went viral after the expert on South Korean politics was upstaged mid-interview when his daughter Marion goofily waltzed in wearing a bright yellow sweater.
The professor admitted he was mortified while trying to keep his composure after the unplanned visit from his daughter — but in hindsight, saw the hilarity in the "comedy of errors."
The 44-year-old said he usually locks the door to his study but had forgotten that fateful day, telling the Wall Street Journal:
"As soon as she opened the door I saw her image on my screen. She was in a hippity-hoppity mood that day because of the school party."
The professor said he tried to continue with the interview, but "knew it was over" when his 9-month-old son James crashed the room as well. To top it all off, Kelly’s wife Jung-a Kim frantically came in to the study to scoop up the children before dragging them out the door.
The Cleveland native said he felt an array of emotions throughout the incident, and had gone from "surprise and embarrassment" to "amusement," but ultimately felt "love and affection" for his animated brood. He added:
"It was terribly cute. I saw the video like everybody else and it’s really funny."
Kelly said the social media reaction to the video was so overwhelming (and mostly positive), he was forced to switch off Twitter and Facebook alert to take a break from the viral madness!
Jung-a admitted that their children barging into her husband’s study is nothing new, but this marks their first live TV appearance doing so. She explained:
"It happens all the time but not like this. This was the first time it happened during an interview."
Clearly, these kids were born to be YouTube stars!
Watch the rambunctious rugrats make their return (below)!