Macy’s Parade Watchers Demand Justice for ‘Corn Kid’ Tariq after His Mistaken Appearance


Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Tariq, the 7 year-old social media sensation known for her amazing videos, is being resented by Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “Corn Kid,”The Green Giant Harvest in the Valley float was on display for Thursday’s holiday tradition. His enthusiasm for corn was quickly shared by millions on social media, making him the Brooklyn native of the week. This song was remixed and made viral.Declaring the vegetable’s origin “has the juice.” 

Parade viewers felt that the little boy was not given the attention he deserved because of his adorable charm. Cameras quickly moved to another performance after Tariq was mentioned in the parade. This led some viewers to tweet their disappointment. Continue scrolling to see the reactions of viewers and find out more about Tariq’s holiday spirit.

Giving back

Tariq has joined Green Giant to embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving by donating 50,000 cans corn to the brand’s Thanksgiving meal boxes. “What is Thanksgiving without corn?”Tariq inquired in a press release. “Thanksgiving is practically a holiday about corn. I mean, every day could be a holiday if you get to eat corn at some point – but this is the one day that we get to stay home with family, watch a big parade, and then eat corn. Lots and lots of corn. It’s my favorite day of the year!”


‘Let Corn Kid sing’

Viewers were disappointed Tariq didn’t perform a version of the viral track that he had remixed from his love for corn.



Others pointed out that Tariq was not actually visible on the floating platform when he was introduced.


“Makes Me so Happy”

Others were just happy Tariq was there and reminded us of his funny viral moment.


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