Texas Father Attends Physics Class With Son To Punish Him For Talking Too Much In School
Brad Howard is a pastor from Texas who had repeatedly warned his son Bradley that he would be punished if he did not stop talking in class. When Brad continued to get complaints from Bradley’s physics teacher, he decided to give his son a punishment that will surely make him think twice before he ever talks in class again.
“For some reason, I said, ‘Hey, if we get another call, I’m going to show up in school and sit beside you in class,” Brad recalled.
Bradley must have thought his dad was bluffing, because the 17 year-old kept right on talking in class. However, Brad wasn’t messing around, and he came up with a very unique punishment for his boy.
“My wife wakes me up and says, ‘Brad, it’s time for you to go to school.’ I thought, ‘Oh, no, what have I done?’” Brad said.
Bradley’s friends thought it was hilarious when Brad showed up to attend physics class with him, but the teenager himself was completely humiliated by the punishment! Brad’s daughter Molli, who also found the disciplinary action to be funny, posted photos of her dad and brother in class to Twitter, where they quickly went viral.
My dad told my brother if he got another call from the physics teacher complaining he would go sit in his class..dad got another call 😂 pic.twitter.com/zteNyXqhpy
— Molli Odum (@MolliOdum) May 5, 2017
“Just making good a promise,” Brad tweeted in response.
Social media users everywhere have been praising Brad for his unusual punishment, with even talk show host Montel Williams tweeting, “This is awesome!!! One dad to another well done ;).” Though the family has gone viral, they still want to make sure Bradley takes the punishment to heart.
“The Howard men are famous,” said Denise Howard, Bradley’s mom. “We’ve had a great time with this but more than anything we hope we don’t get any more calls about Bradley interrupting in physics class!”
I think Bradley will definitely think twice before he talks in physics class again!