Dad Takes over Kids Social Media Accounts for Her Punishment

Is there anything that parents like more than embarrassing their children? It feels like no. Instead of spanking your kid or grounding them in the average “no friends” way parents these days have to get creative.

One fifteen year old is taking one for her generation as her recent punishment has gone viral.

You see, Madelynn was caught helping sneak boys into a sleepover party and her parents decided she needed to be disciplined.

Tawnya Ford and Larry Sumpter let their daughter decide her own fate: one month without a phone or a reduced sentence of two weeks without a phone – but her parents would be given the freedom of her social media.

The high school student from Texas chose to let her parents take over her social accounts and saw that her dad posted selfies on Instagram with the caption “felt cute, might delete later.” He also posed a dance on TikTok wearing a crop top and jean shorts – leaving her begging to just lose the phone for a month.

As it turns out Mr. Sumpter is a lot more popular than Madelynn thought. Granted, we’re laughing at the expense of a fifteen year old but apparently his daughter’s classmates regularly check for his Snapchat updates.

The dad has even become a hit with his daughter’s classmates, who regularly check for his Snapchat updates.

Embarrassing Madelynn at school is apparently totally normal for Larry as he often picking her up dressed as the school mascot with the music blaring … so there’s that.

As the punishment for the sleepover began, the 43-year-old posted a photo of his daughter studying in her bedroom with the caption: “This is Maddi. Maddi got herself grounded. She had a choice of no phone for a month or no phone for 2 weeks and we have FULL control of her social media. She chose 2 weeks. So be on the look out for some amazing instagram posts, snap chats and Tiktoks from her parents!!”


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