Bobby and Rayena Wesson love to play pranks on each other.
“My wife is very playful and such a good sport,” Bobby told The Huffington Post. “This kind of thing is our love language.”
But the Alabama couple was amused to see one of their recent prank experiences go viral. In honor of April Fools’ Day, Bobby shared a trick he played on Rayena a few weeks earlier on Facebook.
Rayena is a nurse who works night shifts. During her shift break one evening a few weeks ago, Bobby decided to try out a prank involving their 3-year-old son Deacon.
The dad made his wife believe their toddler had given himself a terrible haircut, just before a scheduled family portrait session.
”I came up with the idea because she was so diligent in selecting a photographer, scheduling and getting family pictures done,” Bobby told HuffPost, adding that they’d just taken Deacon to get his haircut at a salon almost an hour away from home.
“He is a nightmare in a barber’s chair,” the dad added. “He pitches a fit and screams and raises all sorts of hell and she is the only one that can take it.”
Needless to say, Rayena was not pleased that Deacon had apparently done his own touch-ups at home.
Things escalated further when Bobby said he “fixed it some.”
Upon seeing another photo of Deacon, Rayena wrote, “My sweet baby looks like a potato.”
Then, the dad came up with another brilliant solution…
Once Rayena decided to leave work early, though, Bobby came clean about his photo-editing trick.
Bobby’s Facebook post about the prank reached over 18,000 likes and appeared on the popular Love What Matters page, where it received over 40,000 likes.
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