Parents can be surprisingly savage. Indeed, the most brutal and embarrassing put-downs are often the messages and lessons that stick in their children’s mind the longest. Whether it’s down to missed curfews, temper tantrums or a simple desire to cause mischief, the parents featured here have taken punishing their kids to the next level of cruelty and creativity. Sometimes, lessons must be learnt in the most uncomfortable of ways.
What a great punishment the horseshoe haircut is. Boom! Instant middle age. Indeed, as soon as this kid walked out of the barber’s all he could think about was defaulting on his mortgage – despite not knowing what a mortgage is.
Apparently this girl was just a naive 12-year-old when her parents hilariously made her pose for this photo. That’s certainly a brutal burn, guys. At least wait until she is old enough for it to be an insult, which we think is around 40.