Viral Video Of A Mother Smashing Her Son's Controller After He Got Suspended Sparks Debate On Punishment

Viral Video Of A Mother Smashing Her Son's Controller After He Got Suspended Sparks Debate On Punishment

Some stand behind her while others think she could have sent the message in a less expensive way.

Published February 5th

After finding out that her son was suspended for fighting at school, a mother decided his punishment would come in the form of a broken PlayStation controller. Now, a viral video of her destroying her son's controller resulted in a debate on methods of discipline. 

A woman, who goes by Saida on Twitter, recently shared the video. Since posting the video on Friday, the video has been retweeted nearly 20 thousand times. 

  1. In the clip, the mother uses a meat tenderizer to break the controller
  2. For those who remember the days of childhood punishment, the mother was absolutely right
  3. However, some felt she could have found a less expensive way to punish her son
  4. In response to the criticism, the mother shared a GoFundMe for her son to get a new controller

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Laurence Dutton/Getty Images)

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