Why you don’t mess with a Black mom: Epic fail as son tries prank (video)

Sometimes it’s not good to prank your mom because you don’t know what might happen. When Tylen Ellis, 12, decided to put on a full Chewbacca head at a Walmart in Chickasha, Oklahoma, to prank his mother, he did not take her reflexes into account. Tashila Alexander showed that, when startled, a “fight or flight” response kicks in automatically. Unfortunately for Tylen, his startled mom’s response was to fight.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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