AMARILLO, Texas — Video of a pastor telling children in a Texas mall that Santa Claus does not exist is going viral.
In a three-minute video posted on Youtube, Evangelical pastor David Grisham walks up to children who are waiting in line to meet Santa and tells them that Kris Kringle is not real.
“Kids, I want to tell you today that there is no such thing as Santa Claus,” he says. “Santa Claus does not exist. The Christmas season is about Jesus.”
According to the Washington Post, Grisham has been shouting at people all across the country for years.
“Don’t lie to your children and tell them there’s such a thing as Santa, when you know in reality that there are no flying reindeer, there is no workshop at the North Pole — that you buy all the gifts and put them under the tree.”
During the exchange, several people approached Grisham and asked him to stop.
“Quit talking this mess, you understand me,” one father says. “I got my kids over there, we don’t need you coming over here blabbing whatever the hell you’re blabbing.”
Graham said he plans to do the same thing at other malls during the season.
He and his wife have spoken at Republican and Democratic national conventions, gay bars and porn shops in the past.