Someone didn't see the humor in his exorcism invitation and made him change it to a christening invite—but not before the internet captured the awesomeness.
What parent has not scoffed (or at least thought to themselves) that their crying baby needs an exorcist? One dad took that relatable joke a step further, creating an actual invitation to his child's exorcism. And it was hilarious! Except apparently, someone (maybe the little one's mom?) didn't think so.
The invite was a spoof, as the tot was set to be christened. The first version, posted to Twitter by a cousin, showed a picture of the baby girl, Saoirse Anne, with her eyes rolled back in her head (it is so hard to get a good photo of a newborn!), and explained someone would be in a sheet, throwing water over the girl, to expel "demons that inhabit her soul."
The next version, created just 26 minutes later, invited people to Saoirse's christening, a "very serious and real ceremony" instead, and featured an image of the little girl smiling. Since Twitter user Ste posted the side-by-side pics, along with the caption, "Hahahaha my cousin posted this for his daughter's Christening but clearly got a bollocking from either his girlfriend or his Mam over it," his tweet has been shared over 25,000 times, and has received upwards of 67,000 likes.
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Clearly many folks think the exorcist dad is very funny. Except for the most important ones—namely his girlfriend and/or his mother.
Oh well. At least we were amused!