Dad films hilarious argument about boyfriends with outraged 4-year-old daughter

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BLANTYRE, Scotland – It’s a common fact; dads are a bit protective of their daughters.

John Tierney is no different.

When Tierney spotted his 4-year-old daughter Grace waving at boys, she told him that she wanted a boyfriend.

At that point, Tierney started recording because he knew a “heated discussion” was to follow.

“Why can I not get a boyfriend?” Grace asks

“Because I’m not wanting you to get a boyfriend,” Tierney said.

“Why not!” Grace yells.

“Cuz you’re not getting one,” he responds.

“Dad, I will get a boyfriend if I want to get a boyfriend,” the 4-year-old says.

“Daddy will break his legs,” Tierney says with a smile. 

“No!” Grace says.

“Yes, I will,” he said.

“Dad, I,” she begins.

“And guess what will happen after that,” Tierney interrupts.

“What?” she asks, sounding annoyed.

“See, your boyfriend’s daddy? Daddy will take him hostage and keep him in a cupboard,” he said.

“Dad, listen. If I want a boyfriend, I want a boyfriend, I’m getting a boyfriend,” she said.

“You’ll not get a boyfriend, you’re gonna be a nun,” he said.

“DAD!” Grace yelled.

“You’re gonna be a nun, you’re gonna work for Jesus,” he said.

“No, I’m gonna get a boyfriend,” she said.

“They’re who you’re gonna work for,” Tierney says, pulling out a cross necklace. “They’re who you’re gonna work for. End of story.”

The video of the argument has been viewed across the globe and has received rousing approval from other fathers.

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