Mom Ricki said she "100% agreed" with her son's honest and hilarious take.
ByYi-Jin Yu via
September 15, 2022, 4:31 AM
A young boy's hilarious lunch review has the internet in stitches.
An 11-second TikTok of Ricki Weisberg's son Abe has been viewed more than 13 million times in the week since Weisberg first published the video.
In it, Abe is seen getting off the school bus at the end of his first day of kindergarten, before delivering a searing one-liner to his mom.
"Mommy?" he says. "Terrible sandwich by the way."
So what was in that sandwich that prompted such a deeply felt reaction? According to Weisberg, it was butter and jelly.
"I normally give him peanut butter and jelly sandwiches but he couldn't bring peanut butter to school for kids' allergies. So I had this idea, like I'll give him a butter and jelly sandwich," Weisberg, 42, told "Good Morning America."
"So I grabbed a stick of butter out of the freezer and I made him a butter and jelly sandwich thinking I was like, 'good mom' -- and sent him on his way."
When lunchtime rolled around, Abe gave his mom's creative sandwich a try.
"I took a bite of it and it tasted ... I knew what butter tasted like and it didn't taste like what butter tasted like," Abe, now 9, recalled.
Weisberg, who first recorded the video back in 2018, said she still remembers that brief period clearly. "I left work early that day so I could capture this moment of him getting off the bus so I was just expecting him to be so happy and proud of himself that he got done with his first day of kindergarten," she said. "I was quite surprised when he hit me with that savage sandwich review."
The rest, as they say, is history. This year, Weisberg decided to upload it to TikTok during back-to-school season, where it became an instant sensation.
"I just encourage everyone to build that level of trust with your kids so they can be brutally honest with you -- because it makes it more fun."