Parents being proud of their kids' achievements is common but kids being excited about their parent's success is a sight to behold.
Seeing your kids proud of your work is one of the most surreal feelings in the world for any parent. "Orange is the New Black" star Danielle Brooks recently got a chance to experience something similar coincidentally and chose to record that moment. Not only that, but she also shared a video of her daughter Freeya on Instagram, feeling proud of her mommy's work and here is why.
She wrote in the caption of her video, "A few months ago, I took my daughter to her first movie theatre experience, 'The Little Mermaid.'" Along with the princess movie, the theatre played something else. They played the trailer for Brooks's upcoming movie "The Color Purple." As soon as it started playing, Brooks realized she needed to capture her daughter's reaction because it was a big day for both of them.
She added in the caption, "The trailer for The Color Purple began to play, and I knew I just had to capture this special moment of my daughter seeing her mother on the big screen for the first time." Talking about herself, she said, "You all know I became a puddle of tears. Knowing that I get to leave my daughter something always to be proud of and remember me by is so special to me." She said how grateful she is for moments like these. The film "The Color Purple" was first released in 1985 and was based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning feminist story published in 1982. The story showcases the life of an African-American teenager, Celie, raised in Georgia in the 1900s, per Britannica.
This video of her daughter Freeya, who was dressed as a princess, watching "The Color Purple" trailer is the most wholesome thing ever. Seeing her mother on the big screen, Freeya exclaims, "That's you!" She keeps chanting the same over and over again, which shows how ecstatic she is to see her mother on the screen while watching "The Little Mermaid." Seeing her daughter so fascinated by her work, Brooks got emotional. She said in the caption of her video, "You all know I became a puddle of tears." She said she was immensely grateful for moments like these in her caption.
She ended her caption by saying, "I hope you will come to see this film on Christmas Day and create unforgettable moments with your loved ones as well." The comments on the video were as wholesome as the video itself. @yvonneorji said, "The sheer surprise and joy!! Love." @brandnewnyla said, "It took everything in her not to get up and scream it to the entire theater - just bursting with pride. So precious. Wow!"
While talking about how it made their Monday morning, @kuiet1storm said, "Not you having us tearing up like this on a Monday morning. Beautiful moment." @hey_hassan said, "'That's you!' Welp, lemme go ahead and clock out because I'm done for the day." Seeing Freeya's face light up with joy and pride for Brooks's work didn't just make her day, but it made the day for everyone.
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