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The Cupcake Kid Gets His Cupcakes!

September 10, 2019


– OKAY, LISTEN TO ME–
LISTEN TO ME. YOU’RE GONNA LOVE THIS VIDEO.
TAKE A LOOK. – LISTEN TO ME.
LISTEN TO ME. LIKE, I DO THIS ALL THE TIME, AND IF I GO OUT… [mumbling] HAS HIS TOYS, AND MATEO HAS ALL HIS TOYS. – OKAY, BUT I HAVE TO YELL
AT YOU GUYS– – OKAY, LINDA.
LINDA, LISTEN, LISTEN, LISTEN. – LIS–YOU– – LISTEN, LISTEN, LINDA.
LISTEN. – OKAY, WHAT? – LIKE, EVERYTHING THEY DO
AT THIS HOUSE– YOU CAN TRUST EVERYTHING
AT GRANDMA’S HOUSE. – OKAY. – OKAY, THEN WHAT? – THEN YOU’RE NOT
LISTENING TO ME. – THEN YOU’RE NOT LISTENING
TO ME. – YOU’RE NOT LIS–
I SAID NO CUPCAKES, AND YOU TRY TO GET CUPCAKES
AND YOU TRY TO ASK GRANDMA. LINDA–
– DIDN’T YOU? – LINDA, LOOK IT, LOOK IT– – HE’S YOUR LITTLE POP-POPS,
BUT HE DOESN’T LISTEN. – BUT, LINDA, HONEY. HONEY, LOOK IT, LOOK AT THIS. RIGHT NOW,
THEY CAN’T DO ANYTHING. WE CAN’T GET EVERYTHING
OUT OF THE FRONT. – I’M DONE ARGUING WITH YOU. – LINDA, I’M DONE
ARGUING WITH YOU. – FROM SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, PLEASE WELCOME THREE-YEAR-OLD
MATEO AND HIS MOTHER LINDA. [cheers and applause] HI, MATEO. HI. HI. – I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU. HI.
– HI, LINDA, HONEY. – HI.
– AND HI, MATEO, HONEY. NOW, MATEO, IS–
I HAD TO MEET Y’ALL, BECAUSE I JUST THOUGHT THAT WAS
THE MOST ADORABLE THING EVER. BUT IT WAS NOT ADORABLE. DON’T ARGUE WITH YOUR MOTHER. DO YOU HAVE OTHER KIDS?
– I HAVE ONE MORE KID. – YES, I THOUGHT I SAW–
– KEVIN. – AND HOW OLD IS KEVIN?
– HE’S TWO. – HE’S TWO.
SO HE’S THREE… – YES. – AND YOU’RE GONNA BE
FOUR SOON, RIGHT, MATEO? – YOU ALMOST HAVE A BIRTHDAY.
– WHEN IS YOUR BIRTHDAY? IS IT SOON?
– YEAH. – NOVEMBER.
– OH, NOT THAT SOON. – YEAH. – WOW, SO YOU HAVE
A THREE-YEAR-OLD AND A TWO-YEAR-OLD. – YES.
– AND HAS HE JUST– DID HE JUST COME OUT
WITH THIS KIND OF PERSONALITY? JUST ALWAYS HAD
SOMETHING TO SAY? – HE DEFINITELY ALWAYS
HAS HAD SOMETHING TO SAY. IF IT’S NOT ARGUING ABOUT SHOES,
IT’S ABOUT CUPCAKES. – WHAT WERE YOU ARGUING ABOUT
THE CUPCAKES FOR, MATEO? – HM?
– YOU WANTED A CUPCAKE? – YEAH. – AND THEN–AND SO YOU WENT
TO YOUR GRANDMOTHER… – YEAH.
– BECAUSE YOUR MOTHER SAID NO? – NO. – AND THEN YOU ASKED IN SPANISH
TO YOUR GRANDMOTHER, THINKING YOU COULD
GET IT IN SPANISH? – ‘CAUSE GRAM–
MOMMY DOESN’T KNOW SPANISH. – IS THAT RIGHT?
– NO, I DO. – YOU DO, BUT HE THOUGHT–
BUT HE THOUGHT– – HE WAS BEING SNEAKY,
DEFINITELY, YES. – NOW–AND SO YOU OBVIOUSLY
HAD VIDEOTAPED HIM BEFORE, BECAUSE HE’S QUITE ENTERTAINING, BUT HOW DO YOU NOT LAUGH
AND ENCOURAGE THAT? – WELL, THE WHOLE “LOOK IT” PART IS ME LOOKING AWAY
FROM THE CAMERA AND AT HIM BECAUSE I’M LAUGHING. THAT’S–YOU KNOW, SO– – SO THAT’S WHY HE SAID,
“LOOK IT, LOOK IT.” – YES, THAT’S WHY HE SAYS,
“LOOK IT.” – AND HAS HE EVER CALLED– AND WHY DOES HE CALL YOU LINDA
AND NOT MOMMY? – LINDA COMES FROM DEBATING…
– MM-HMM. – FOR–LIKE, A CUPCAKE.
– MM-HMM. – YEAH, I’M USUALLY MOMMY.
– YOU’RE USUALLY– – I’M MOMMY– – BUT WHEN IT’S DEBATING,
THEN IT’S LINDA? – WHEN HE’S SERIOUS– HE’S SERIOUS AND HE REALLY
WANTS TO GET HIS POINT ACROSS, THEN WE BECOME
LINDA OR KENNETH. – UH-HUH.
– SO– – LINDA ARE KENNETH
ARE WHEN YOU’RE SERIOUS. – YEAH–OH, DAD BECOMES
KENNETH AS WELL. – MOMMY, WHERE’S KENNETH?
– I DON’T KNOW. – WHY? – WE HAVE TO FIND HIM.
– HE’S NOT HERE RIGHT NOW. WE’RE TALKING ABOUT YOU
AND YOUR ANTICS, MISTER. – MISS ELLEN WANTS TO KNOW
ABOUT YOUR CUPCAKES. – SO HAS HE CALLED YOU
“HONEY” BEFORE? – YES.
– MM-HMM. – “HONEY” AND “BABE”
WILL COME FROM DAD. – UH-HUH. – THE “LISTEN” PART,
AS WE MIGHT ALREADY ALL KNOW, COMES FROM MOMMY SAYING,
“DADDY, LISTEN.” – RIGHT.
– SO– – AND YOU GOT–SO YOU’VE
GOTTEN EIGHT MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE ALREADY, AND DID YOU–YOU GOT RECOGNIZED
AT THE AIRPORT? – DEFINITELY, YES. PEOPLE WORKING THERE
WERE RUNNING UP TO US. THERE WAS TWO GENTLEMEN
WATCHING THE VIDEO AS WE’RE STANDING IN LINE. I MEAN, IT’S AWESOME,
IT’S GREAT, BUT IT’S ALSO JUST– – CRAZY, RIGHT? – IT’S FAME IN AN INSTANT,
SO IT’S CRAZY, YES. – FROM THIS ONE YOUTUBE VIDEO.
– YEP. – AND WAS THIS YOUR
FIRST TIME FLYING, MATEO? HAD YOU BEEN ON A PLANE BEFORE?
– YEAH. – YOU HAD BEEN ON A PLANE?
– YEAH. – HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU
BEEN ON A PLANE? I DON’T TRUST
ANYTHING YOU SAY. [laughter] YOU LIKE SUPERHEROES,
I UNDERSTAND, RIGHT? – YEAH. – WHICH SUPERHEROES DO YOU LIKE? – [mumbling] AND THE GUY WITH THE THING. – THE GUY WITH THE THING?
OH, HE’S THE BEST. [laughter] AND YOU LIKE CUPCAKES AS WELL? – UM… – DO YOU LIKE CUPCAKES?
– DO YOU LIKE CUPCAKES AS WELL? – YEAH, THAT’S MY CUPCAKE. [laughter] – OH, IT’S A SUPER– LIKE, A SUPER MAN THING
IN A CUPCAKE. WELL, I GOT YOU SOMETHING
THAT LINDA MIGHT NOT LIKE, BUT I JUST THOUGHT, SINCE YOU FLEW
ALL THE WAY HERE TO SEE ME… – UH-OH. – WE’RE GONNA GIVE YOU
SOME CUPCAKES. LOOK AT THIS.
– OH! – OVER HERE. – WHAT–OH! LOOK AT THAT! WHAT IS THAT? WHAT DID YOU GET?
GO DOWN. GO DOWN. – LOOK AT THE CUPCAKES!
– OH, THAT– – THAT–WHO’S THAT?
– WHAT IS IT? – WHO IS THAT?
– LOOK AT THAT. – AND THAT’S YOU ON TOP. AND YOU’RE GONNA GO– AND YOU’RE GONNA GO ON A WEEKEND
SPA RETREAT, IS WHAT YOU NEED. – OH! – SO THE SHOW IS OVER,
BUT WE ASKED LINDA AND MATEO TO JOIN US AT THE END
OF THE SHOW AGAIN, BECAUSE YOU’RE STAYING– SO WHO LIVES IN THE HOUSE? YOU STAY WITH YOUR PARENTS…
– YES. AND SO, US FOUR.
– AND, YEAH–WITH YOUR PARENTS. BECAUSE YOUR HUSBAND
IS WORKING AND HAS– AND GOING TO SCHOOL
AT THE SAME TIME. – YES.
– WHAT’S HE GOING TO SCHOOL FOR? – HE’S GOING FOR MECHANIC,
BUT HE’S TRYING TO GET HIS BACHELOR’S AS WELL,
SO THAT’S PART OF IT. – SO THAT’S A LOT OF HOURS.
– YES. – YEAH, AND YOU’RE LIVING
WITH YOUR FOLKS, WHICH HAS GOT TO BE HARD.
– YEAH. – SO OUR FRIENDS AT SHUTTERFLY
WANT TO GIVE YOU A CHECK FOR $10,000 TO HELP YOU. – OH, MY GOD, NO WAY! [cheers and applause] OH, MY GOD! – [speaking indistinctly] – THANK YOU SO MUCH. – HELP OUT A LITTLE BIT. ALL RIGHT.
– [speaking indistinctly] – THAT TOO.
– OH, MY GOODNESS. – I WANT TO THANK KATE WINSLET,
LAKE STREET DIVE, JOSH RADNOR. SEE YOU TOMORROW.
BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER. BYE-BYE. [cheers and applause]

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