A video of a “woke Santa” telling a boy he won’t get him a nerf gun received over a million views on Twitter and caused outrage.
“Nope, not even a Nerf gun,’’ said the mall Santa.
“If your dad wants to get it for you that’s fine, but I can’t bring it to you,” he continued “What else would you like? Lots of other toys. Legos. There’s bicycles. There’s cars and trucks. What do you think?”
— Matthew (@WhiteHovse) December 7, 2020
The mom of the sobbing child comforted him and said “you’ll still get it.”
The story does have a happy ending.
The boy was brought what he wanted ultimately, a nerf gun.
— Chip Roy (@chiproytx) December 8, 2020
Harlem Irving Plaza in Norridge, Illinois issued the following statement: