Robert Kelly, AKA the Viral BBC Dad, is Back With Some Tips for the Parents Who Are New to Working From Home

Remember the internet famous “BBC dad” from 2017? Well, he’s back again and he has some tips on how to work from home with your kids.

In case you’ve forgotten, political science professor Robert Kelly caught the world’s attention when his young children unexpectedly barged in on one of his live interviews with BBC News Skye. So now that parents are finding themselves in the same challenge position of attempting to be professionals while at home with the kiddos, BBC News turned to the viral dad to get some pointers. 

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And Robert’s latest interview did not disappoint as well! During the conversation, Robert’s young daughter hugged him and made a hilarious face, while her mother, Jung-a Kim, attempted to hold her back, while she was also wrangling the couple’s young son. 

Viral BBC Dad is Back with Tips for Parents Working From Home

“As you can see, it’s very difficult,” shared Robert during his newest interview. “It’s just really really tough.” However, while it has been a difficult three weeks for them, the South Korea-based family admits that they have been coping the best they can while living in quarantine. 

“Three weeks ago was very very difficult. We couldn’t go anywhere. There are only so many games you can play and puzzles you can do before they just kind of run around,” Robert explained. “It’s very difficult to stay in the house for a long time,” added his wife. 

In an essay published by an Australian think tank, Robert described what it has been like to suddenly become a viral sensation. “People often ask me and my wife what it has been like to suddenly become virally famous,” he wrote. “It has mostly been fun, and sometimes weird.”

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At the time, some speculated that the entire spectacle had been orchestrated. “Our children were 9 months and 4 years old, respectively, at the time,” he wrote. “I cannot imagine trying to coordinate anything this complicated with children of that age. Sorry, it was just a legitimate family blooper.”

He also set the record straight that, yes, he was wearing pants. “I did not stand up because, as they say, the show must go on. Had I stood up and broken out of frame, any semblance of professionalism would have been lost.”

Thanks for bringing humor into our lives when we need it the most, BBC dad! 

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