Judge: Toddler in viral ‘thug’ video will remain with mother

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**WARNING: Even though it is censored, the video contains offensive language

OMAHA, Neb. -- The 2-year-old who gained attention after a video of him swearing went viral will remain with his teenage mother, a judge ruled Monday.

An Omaha juvenile court judge ruled Monday that the toddler and his mother would be placed with the same foster family.

In the video, the diapered boy is taunted and cursed at by adults, who coax him into using crude words.

The toddler knocks down a chair and responds to some of the comments with a middle-finger salute.

Police union in Omaha, Nebraska, posted the clip on its website to highlight what it called the "cycle of violence and thuggery" the community faces.

Last week, the mother defended her son in an interview with KETV.

"He's a smart little boy. All that cussing that he did, he doesn't do that," she said. "Somebody told him to do that. My son doesn't do that. I don't allow it."

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8 comments

  • Fast45

    When someone blasts the kid while stealing or robbing later in life, we can all booo-hooo about his disadvataged home. Or libs can defend him because he just didn’t know any better … so it’s okay.

    A glaring fault in our system: His mother’s opinion and vote is supposedly just as valid as yours is.

  • NN

    Mom doesn’t allow it… But it sounds like there are plenty of people laughing it up in the background and I am sure one of those was mom. If she really doesn’t allow it-DONT ALLOW PEOPLE TO TEACH YOUR CHILD IT!!!! I feel bad for that baby boy!

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