A North Carolina father is making national headlines after he posted a video response to his daughter’s “disrespectful” Facebook post that included him shooting his daughter’s computer.
Tommy Jordan, a father from Albermarle, said his 15-year-old daughter wrote a post on Facebook complaining about the chores she had to do around the house. The father, who was upset about the rant, took to Facebook to express his frustration.
“Today was probably the most disappointing day of my life as a father and I don’t know how to correct the situation. Since I can’t seem to make any headway with my daughter on Facebook, I chose instead to remedy the problem permanently,” Jordan said in the original post on Facebook.
In the video titled “Facebook parenting: For the troubled teen”, Jordan sits in a chair in the middle of a field with a print-out of the Facebook post. He reads the post which details all of his daughter’s complaints. The post, which includes foul language, highlights his daughter’s frustrations with doing daily chores around the house, making coffee for her parents and other household responsibilities.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The video contains language and content that may not be appropriate for young viewers.
Jordan, who claims in the video to work in IT, chastises his daughter for thinking she could hide the note from her parents on Facebook using the privacy settings. In the video, Jordan says “since you want to hide it from everyone, I’m going to share it with everybody.”
“Maybe a few kids can take something away from this… If you’re so disrespectful to your parents and yourself as to post this kind of thing on Facebook, you’re deserving of some tough love. Today, my daughter is getting a dose of tough love,” Jordan said in the video description on YouTube.
Jordan then takes the camera and shows the girl’s laptop lying on the ground.
“That right there is your laptop,” the father said while pointing the camera at the laptop. “This right here is my .45,” he says, moving a pistol into the frame.
Jordan then cocks the weapon and shoots nine exploding hollow-point rounds into the laptop.
The video has received over 800,000 views on YouTube and has been posted on several national websites.