— Myth Addict (@CormacCor) June 29, 2017
The horrible youngster and his catch phrase – “wouldn’t you like to know, weather boy?” – became internet sensations, but just as the clip was racking up millions of views, somebody noticed a certain family resemblance between the two, and before long, Pretty had confirmed that the whole thing was a set-up featuring his own son.
“I think he’ll get a kick out of it. I don’t if it will really sink in that people across the country are seeing this. I know that’s the goal du jour with kids these days … I think he’ll think it’s pretty cool. He probably won’t like the fact some people are calling him nasty names on social media thinking he’s a smart ass, which he’s not. He’s got such a big heart, his comment here is so far out of his character.”