Hilarious dad ‘catches’ daughter playing dress-up without him: ‘I’m heartbroken’

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A father ambushed his daughter when she didn’t invite him to have playtime with her.

The hilarious video is by TikTok family man @dre2cray. The dad has 4.2 million followers who tune in to watch his funny vlogs about parenthood and marriage. Now that @dre2cray’s daughter has turned 3 years old, things have changed in their relationship as she has become more independent. But in one viral post, the dad wasn’t quite ready to let go.

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“When I catch my daughter playing dress-up without me,” he said.

In the video, his little girl was dressed as a Wonder Woman and playing with her doll in her bedroom. Then the father burst through the door wearing a tulle dress, a silver tiara and heels. He lip-synced to Fantasia’s “Free Yourself,” singing, “If you don’t want me, then don’t talk to me.” Finally, he comedically (but not actually) pushed his daughter out of the frame.

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“Turned 3 and think she’s too grown for dada,” he wrote in the caption with a crying emoji.

The hilarious video received over 9 million views and 1.7 million likes on TikTok.

“I caught my daughter watching The Princess and the Frog without me, and we haven’t talked since. That was an hour ago. I’m heartbroken,” a user joked.

“If my daughter stops inviting me to tea parties, I’m taking paternity leave,” another said.

“I felt this. Mine had a mini spa day in her room with some bears. It hurt, dawg,” someone wrote.

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