Jason Bateman Ruined the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy & Santa Claus for Daughter

  • Published on Aug 7, 2018
  • Jason talks about shooting his show Ozark in Georgia for half the year, being away from his family, and reveals what happened when his daughter asked him about the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy & Santa Claus all at once.
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    Jason Bateman Ruined the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy & Santa Claus for Daughter
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Comments • 199

  • Cassandra Dennis
    Cassandra Dennis 5 hours ago

    He is so stupid. 😂😂😂

  • W W
    W W Day ago

    lmao...clean story too! wow
    he just doesn't seem like an idiot liberal celebrity! 😯 could he be a real person?

  • Emily's got talent
    Emily's got talent 2 days ago

    I'm 23 and I still believe in Santa Claus, seriously don't ever lose that magical feeling at Christmas

  • Jason Yuen
    Jason Yuen 2 days ago

    sounds like he doesnt talk to his kids at all for this come up after all 11 years.

  • Teresa Nike
    Teresa Nike 3 days ago

    He is a great story teller but the best story he has told is when his wife gave him a day at the spa for his birthday. If you can find it watch it its hilarious.

  • Todd/Jill Foster
    Todd/Jill Foster 3 days ago


  • Ulrike Regina
    Ulrike Regina 5 days ago

    He‘s so cute...😍❤️😊👍🏼

  • Kourosh SD
    Kourosh SD 5 days ago

    Jason's wife is really really smart, Jason not so much though but he is very funny

  • The softest part of a woman's breast is?

    *He should of went on to GOD as well, thats is also not real*

  • Nicole G
    Nicole G 5 days ago

    Aw my sister Frances was the same as a kid. At least he tried lol

  • Kiki-san
    Kiki-san 5 days ago

    You cannot ruin what never existed. He enlightened her, brought her out of the cave.

  • OMFG976! Nda818
    OMFG976! Nda818 5 days ago

    God damn I love me some Jason Bateman!

  • Lady Moss Loves
    Lady Moss Loves 5 days ago

    My daughter is ten and still believes with all her heart. We raise them innocent and Heaven help anybody who ruins it for her before she’s ready.

  • Telly Vin-a
    Telly Vin-a 6 days ago +1

    i could picture this as a scene in an actual jason bateman movie

  • Myztik
    Myztik 6 days ago

    You named your daughter FRANNY? I'm so sorry.

  • ccricc
    ccricc 6 days ago

    Tip to parents: Don't lie to your children. ;)

  • Bill Stone
    Bill Stone 6 days ago +1

    This went down exactly the same way between my 8 yr old daughter and my wife, except they weren't in a limo. My wife was putting her to bed one night then called me upstairs to talk to her after the fact. The blood had left my wife's face at the fact of ruining her Christmas for the rest of her life within 5 minutes. Girls are so bright! I told my daughter that Santa was real and his spirit of giving lives on through Christmas memories of parents and caregivers to their little ones. That's even more amazing than a magical sleigh.

  • nybsbfan18
    nybsbfan18 6 days ago +1

    And I thought Barbara Walters asked the tough questions...lol

  • 김태형
    김태형 6 days ago +1

    11? is he sure this wasn't his younger girl?😂 11 is way too old, especially nowadays.

  • Kandieapples305
    Kandieapples305 6 days ago

    Hoollllleeeereeeeiiinnnnnnnggggg 😭 that was hilarious!! Literally I am in tears!! Poor guy 🤣

  • Funk O'Matic
    Funk O'Matic 6 days ago

    like her kid...really smart one there... 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Funk O'Matic
    Funk O'Matic 6 days ago

    if rdj does retire from the mcu...i can totally see jason taking his place as tony.

  • Kuivia
    Kuivia 6 days ago +1

    As funny as this is, isn't 11 way too old to even question these things? I realized this when i was like 6-7

  • Omar Darwish
    Omar Darwish 6 days ago

    i'm 21 and i thought the easter bunny is real.. whoah

  • Muhammad Shoeb Ayubi

    He aged nicely...

  • ridesantacruzbikes
    ridesantacruzbikes 7 days ago

    funny story

  • heatherbotez
    heatherbotez 7 days ago

    so cute

  • Sheridan
    Sheridan 7 days ago

    he should tell Maple a little sooner.

  • K. Fuentes
    K. Fuentes 7 days ago +4

    Jason and Jimmy...2 great guys. Both really know how to tell a great story.

  • Sand 28
    Sand 28 7 days ago +4

    Jimmy's laugh is the best!!!

  • Jim Handstede
    Jim Handstede 7 days ago +2

    This is really funny.

  • paladro
    paladro 7 days ago

    when your kid asks you not to lie to them... they're old enough to know, sounds like good parenting in the end.

  • Sophie
    Sophie 7 days ago +1

    To everyone surprised/questioning that an 11 year old believed in those things still, when I was in grade six so 11, a girl in my class started crying and yelling at us because we were talking about how old we were when we discovered that Santa/Easter bunny/etc. weren’t real and that girl was actually 12.

  • Marsh3llLov3
    Marsh3llLov3 7 days ago

    ROFLMAO.....BAITMAN.....and Baitman Jr.....

  • Zarul Shekhar
    Zarul Shekhar 7 days ago

    What a waste of time. Stupid interview. He sucks as a guest and that story seemed completely fake:

  • DANzwKU
    DANzwKU 7 days ago +1

    Did she ask about god lol

  • Taylore Walters
    Taylore Walters 7 days ago +7

    dude, my almost 9 year old still believes in all of them (he's definitely asked questions over the years though.) i'm gonna try to hold onto that little bit of magic for as long as i can.

  • Makeli Scholer
    Makeli Scholer 7 days ago +6

    Jason Bateman is one of the best people in show business today.

  • OptimistHunter Reel
    OptimistHunter Reel 7 days ago

    Come from an "ethnic" family and you'll never know any of those characters to be real lmao

  • Kohlenstoffisotop12
    Kohlenstoffisotop12 7 days ago

    and now you know why these pope people are called "father" : >
    as above, so below ^.^
    people have eyes, but do not realize what they see

  • anders damin
    anders damin 7 days ago

    Jason, you're talking to a father who thinks it's funny to watch his kid realize he's being lied to by his parents.

  • anders damin
    anders damin 7 days ago

    Isn't Jason Jewish. what's up with celebrating Christmas?

  • kuksz
    kuksz 7 days ago +2

    Thisis pure gold!:p

  • Hemorrhoid Ninja
    Hemorrhoid Ninja 8 days ago +1

    I'm sorry, but you have to be a pretty stupid 11 year old to believe in the Easter Bunny.

  • Donny- van
    Donny- van 8 days ago

    Jimmy Kimmel can you subscribe to my channel

  • Josh Bobst
    Josh Bobst 8 days ago +1

    Is Jason's kid's name Maple? At first I was sure I heard wrong and it must be Mabel. But it keeps sounding like "Maple" to me. From Jimmy's lips too.

  • danimalmx3
    danimalmx3 8 days ago +5

    I'm so confused. I thought he was an actor. He's the same on an off the screen.

  • danimalmx3
    danimalmx3 8 days ago +1

    Dammit I really wanted to watch this clip. But you had to go an play a Victoria secrets ad. Priorities.

  • Taylor Jones
    Taylor Jones 8 days ago +2

    i cannot stop laughing

    FUNNY SMS 8 days ago

    Sounds like a story he’s been working on.

  • Clark Barrett
    Clark Barrett 8 days ago +1

    This went down almost exactly the same with our oldest at 9 and a half or so. First the Tooth Fairy, then the Easter Bunny, then the Elf on the Shelf (which I despise), then Santa all in the span of about 10 minutes.

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    Third High Productions 8 days ago +1

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  • Fernanda Christensen Gama

    Just love Jason! Would have him breaking promises to me anytime. 😉

  • Yaniel Mendez
    Yaniel Mendez 8 days ago

    8 people just learned the truth the same way Franny did

  • tdreamgmail
    tdreamgmail 8 days ago

    He should have said, you only get one pinky promise per holiday.

  • Manu Gulati
    Manu Gulati 8 days ago

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Great story. I love Jimmy’s laugh.

  • shann xo
    shann xo 8 days ago +7

    Jason Bateman's ultimate dad-vibes makes him hot af

  • Manuel Molina
    Manuel Molina 8 days ago

    uncomfortable interview

  • Sarah
    Sarah 8 days ago +1

    To be honest being 11 and still believing in all of this is kinda ... Well I don't wanna be mean but I mean come on..

  • Mike Nunyabizness
    Mike Nunyabizness 8 days ago

    I was already interested in girls and partying, but my time period was much different than now. We did things much much younger.

  • New Message
    New Message 8 days ago +6

    More anti-bunny propaganda.

  • sparklecakes18
    sparklecakes18 8 days ago

    Love him!

  • Corine
    Corine 8 days ago

    Wow that’s great she believed as long as she did. Pretty sure I was already trying to smoke cigarettes when I was 11.

  • Ronald E
    Ronald E 8 days ago

    That was a great story.

  • james evarts
    james evarts 8 days ago


  • Belinda Joy
    Belinda Joy 8 days ago +38

    Usually when you have a crush on someone it dies down over time. I have had a crush on Jason since he was a teen and I still get butterflies when I see him to this very day! He has a smile that makes me melt.

    • Belinda Joy
      Belinda Joy 7 days ago +3

      Anna you nailed it! His eyes twinkle and smile (if that makes sense)

    • Anna Imhof
      Anna Imhof 7 days ago +6

      yes and his eyes sparkle!

  • rjeven024
    rjeven024 8 days ago +2

    I never told my kids Santa or any other fairytales were real. I respect them too much as a person to not insult their intelligence with such things.

    • Vendita Kadi
      Vendita Kadi 5 days ago +2

      rjeven024 I love you for that !

    • WatchReport.com
      WatchReport.com 7 days ago +3

      rjeven024 well, and that’s your choice. Some, including myself, look back fondly on waiting for Santa, Easter bunny etc as I was a kid and it was a simpler time. I was able to have a childhood and make believe and of course by the time I was 8 or 9 I knew the deal, but it was fun while it lasted. Nothing wrong with believing in things like that when you are a kid. World gets very real for you soon enough.

  • chikitanumber1
    chikitanumber1 8 days ago +12

    Story so fake, no eleven year old believe that. At 11 years old i was calling the internet service provider to fix my internet

    • Mohamed Elrayes
      Mohamed Elrayes 2 days ago

      chikitanumber1 true I thought the same. By 11 I was having sleepovers, how can you still believe in that stuff

    • Colby Lewis
      Colby Lewis 8 days ago +6

      chikitanumber1 relax

  • Floppy Bird
    Floppy Bird 8 days ago +1

    cuz they are Jews, right?

  • google e
    google e 8 days ago +1

    wait she's 11! I hope she doesn't believe it's real. This story sounds made up

  • Cortney Barker
    Cortney Barker 8 days ago

    i love him 😂😂♥️

  • Nadine Marcus
    Nadine Marcus 8 days ago +42

    He’s so hot

  • Pasta Tasha
    Pasta Tasha 8 days ago

    “Get that kid some mittens before she ask you about sex!”
    Perfect. Lol

  • Me L.
    Me L. 8 days ago +12

    No way. His daughter has either been sheltered with home schooling or he’s exaggerating some conversation they had about who knows what. Anything for Hollywood and ratings.

    • Sheryl Smallwood
      Sheryl Smallwood 7 days ago +3

      +Sophie I saw an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond where Debrah's sister joins a covenant and her family makes her "one last cake".

    • Sophie
      Sophie 7 days ago +1

      Sheryl Smallwood why did you think that?

    • Sheryl Smallwood
      Sheryl Smallwood 8 days ago +4

      You'd be surprised. I thought nuns couldn't eat cake for 10 years.

  • Vibe Perez
    Vibe Perez 8 days ago +5

    Dude this has to be in a movie of his 🤣🤣🤣 hilarious

  • NorkaK
    NorkaK 8 days ago


  • Two-Face
    Two-Face 8 days ago


  • Poon Hunter Since 83
    Poon Hunter Since 83 8 days ago +3

    "this poor bastard " lol

  • Poon Hunter Since 83
    Poon Hunter Since 83 8 days ago +6

    Can't wait for Ozark 2!!!!

  • RantJamz
    RantJamz 8 days ago

    Steve Carell 2.0...nah. if he was he wouldn't be very funny

  • TylerAdams
    TylerAdams 8 days ago +15

    Real question is, who believes the Easter bunny at 11?

  • T BZ
    T BZ 8 days ago +143

    Franny and Maple? Did they give birth to grandmothers?

    • Kush Kuria
      Kush Kuria 4 days ago


    • T BZ
      T BZ 4 days ago

      anders damin Until recently it was most popular in late 1800’s and early 1900’s. I am assuming you just said that anecdotally with no basis in fact.

    • T BZ
      T BZ 4 days ago +1

      For those of you didn’t get that it was a light hearted joke I feel sorry for you as I feel you often miss much of Jason’s dry wit as well. Maybe it’s the Brit in me...silly simple minded folk who can’t take a little joke.

    • Ulrike Regina
      Ulrike Regina 5 days ago

      It‘s Franny, not Granny...😂😂😂

  • Scott Klingensmith
    Scott Klingensmith 8 days ago +4

    If Jason gets a Netflix stand up special I will watch that in a heartbeat. His delivery is dead on.

  • animal planes
    animal planes 8 days ago

    I no it's random but if you subscribe to me I'll subscribe back just comment done

  • Aubbyd Shafiq
    Aubbyd Shafiq 8 days ago +3

    Robby Wirdeick?

  • Jeremy Black
    Jeremy Black 8 days ago +26

    Believe as long as you can.

  • こんこんにちは
    こんこんにちは 8 days ago +10

    I would like to see the continuation of The Gift!

  • N T
    N T 8 days ago +5

    Wait....what was the question?

  • CardiacKip
    CardiacKip 8 days ago

    Get the kid mittens before she asks about sex? Huh? I hope that wasn't meant like it sounded...

    • Riceballa
      Riceballa 8 days ago

      lol so cute

    • Ghislaine Sweet
      Ghislaine Sweet 8 days ago +2

      So she can't pinkie promise with her mittens on 😂

    • Riceballa
      Riceballa 8 days ago

      what is that supposed to mean? idgi

  • FolloweroftheChristian God

    Maple..such a cute name

  • kill me
    kill me 8 days ago +14

    now tell her about jesus

    • W W
      W W Day ago

      God the Father
      Jesus the Son
      the Holy Spirit
      sorry you do not get it or want to. your loss but you may change your mind one day and he will be there always with his mother Mary

    • Pretty Ugly
      Pretty Ugly 3 days ago +1

      Oh he did?! There is no historical evidence that jesus existed at all. Read more books.

    • Nicole Sliepcevic
      Nicole Sliepcevic 6 days ago +1


    • kill me
      kill me 7 days ago +6

      exactly. just a man, nothing more

    • Musica
      Musica 7 days ago +1

      Jesus existed. He was a real man. You did know that. Right?

  • Jacob McNaught
    Jacob McNaught 8 days ago +2

    I love you jimmy, please marry my fences

  • Slick Jester
    Slick Jester 8 days ago +17

    I can’t wait for season 2 of Ozark, Jason is incredible in that series!

  • Kickex Silver
    Kickex Silver 8 days ago +11

    Sounds like a story he’s been working on.

  • Rick Murray
    Rick Murray 8 days ago +41

    OZARK season 2!!!!!!

  • Shawn Simmons
    Shawn Simmons 8 days ago +16

    That reminded me of when I was young and having a conversation with my grandfather about God. And he, too, dropped a bomb. He said, "Remember that kid on the playground, running around, telling all the other kids that Santa Claus wasn't real? Turns out, that kid wasn't the one who was lying to you."

    • MsRainbow Brite
      MsRainbow Brite 7 days ago

      the point is, it is only an opinion not a fact that God doesn't exist. You cant prove he doesn't and i cant prove he does ... its about belief so its incorrect to say its a fact

    • paladro
      paladro 7 days ago +1

      george carlin had a similar bit, that atheists only believed in one less god than christians...

    • paladro
      paladro 7 days ago +2

      are you asking him to prove a negative?

    • Shawn Simmons
      Shawn Simmons 7 days ago +6

      MsRainbow Brite..My grandfather also said, "Jesus is just a Santa Claus for adults."
      I see no good, logical reason to think that all of the gods and goddesses from all the thousands of religions that have been invented throughout human history, are "facts". In my personal opinion, I think they're all, equally ridiculous and made up.
      Christian: "What's it like being an atheist?"
      Atheist: "Do you believe in, Lono, the Polynesian sky god?"
      Christian: "No."
      Atheist: "Like that."

    • MsRainbow Brite
      MsRainbow Brite 7 days ago

      Sam G ... agreed but the previous commenter was talking like it is a fact not an opinion.

  • Ravaz
    Ravaz 8 days ago

    He's cool😏

  • Treasure
    Treasure 8 days ago

    Hey :)

  • Josie's Film Chats
    Josie's Film Chats 8 days ago +171

    He's such a great storyteller

  • erin
    erin 8 days ago +4

    jason bateman rocks