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 • 323

  • Vanirvis
    Vanirvis 4 days ago

    Is being as boring as possible this guy’s shtick? “Tommy Shanks here..”

  • Steven Perez
    Steven Perez 6 days ago

    Why are people still lying to their kids about this crap?

  • Clessandra Pippenschnott

    He's great in every role. They're all somewhat similar, but he's perfect for the parts. Great entertainer. Ozark is a trip!

  • Danke TaChanka
    Danke TaChanka 10 days ago

    There is no Easter Bunny, there is no tooth fairy, and there is no Queen of England!

  • DE
    DE 12 days ago

    Was exactly the same for my daughter, first the Easter Bunny. One that went down, the tooth fairy and Santa went too. A bit too much to ask that they believe a rabbit paints and carried eggs.

  • Tash D
    Tash D 12 days ago

    I swear to God, I love that man lol

  • charissecoal
    charissecoal 13 days ago

    “You’re an idiot” 😂😂😂

  • Jac Custer
    Jac Custer 13 days ago

    There’s always money in the banana stand

  • Gurujot Singh Khalsa
    Gurujot Singh Khalsa 15 days ago

    People are so scared of telling the truth to their kids.

  • Martha Ingram
    Martha Ingram 18 days ago +1

    I love his role ; In Ozark

  • Max Ellis
    Max Ellis 19 days ago

    Funny story, but isn't 11 a little old to still believe in those things? I remember I was 6 or 7 when I learned about Santa, and I was fine with it. But to be fair, I was always skeptical of that kinda stuff as a kid.

  • Orion Big Boy Gaming
    Orion Big Boy Gaming 22 days ago +1

    At least she didnt ask him about god lol that would of been a hard one to explain lol

  • Rodrigo Mattos
    Rodrigo Mattos 23 days ago

    That story would be great in a comedy movie.

  • shivani thakur
    shivani thakur 24 days ago

    Gosh I love this man :))

  • firsttimecaller longtimelistener

    The Easter egg bunny hahah

  • F S
    F S 27 days ago

    “Get that kid some mittens before she asks about sex” 🤣🤣🤣

  • Lisa Lisa
    Lisa Lisa 29 days ago

    The guy in the rearview oh my God I'm dying this s*** was funny

  • Lisa Lisa
    Lisa Lisa 29 days ago

    Ah, parenting! Gotta love it.

  • Theresa A Fowlkes
    Theresa A Fowlkes Month ago

    It's SAD there are adults here who believe it's STUPID for parents wanting their kids to believe as long as possible. 😒

  • ღ Dayriner
    ღ Dayriner Month ago

    Hahahahaha i laughed too hard!!!!

  • WiL Clark
    WiL Clark Month ago

    What a great story. 😂 I've loved Jason since Little House.

    • Dina Mule
      Dina Mule 7 days ago

      Yes he played opposite Missy Francis as james cooper in season 8.

    • WiL Clark
      WiL Clark 20 days ago

      +Amber Phillips-Hall- Yes, Jason was on it.

    • Amber Phillips-Hall
      Amber Phillips-Hall 21 day ago

      Little house on the prairie??? He wasn't in that, was he?

  • Bella Ventimiglia
    Bella Ventimiglia Month ago +2

    Luv Jason Bateman! Anyone catch his spa story? Soooo HILARIOUS, but unfortunately, no longer can find it on TVclip...

    • WiL Clark
      WiL Clark Month ago +2

      +c. l. - I think I saved it somewhere. I'll look for it for you.

    • c. l.
      c. l. Month ago +2

      Now I have to hear this spa story.

    • WiL Clark
      WiL Clark Month ago

      I saw the spa story, it was geat. Although it was a bit racy, TVclip is way too sensitive. That was a great story.

  • Kevin Yessian
    Kevin Yessian Month ago

    Both of these guys are douchebags.

  • The Lab Photography

    Bateman is the man lol

  • Dillon Caughman
    Dillon Caughman Month ago +5

    Love jimmy but can u imagine if jason Bateman was a talk show host. Talk about entertaining

  • Pavel Adamek
    Pavel Adamek Month ago +1

    An 11-year-old should be familiar with the Xmas truths, let alone fairytale characters and sentient rabbits.

  • Engel
    Engel Month ago

    Who cares, don't insult their intelligence. If they put 2 and 2 together and figure out they aren't real, don't continue the illusion.

  • Sara
    Sara Month ago

    2:30 Jimmy's laugh :')

  • Spirit Spellweaver
    Spirit Spellweaver Month ago +2

    He is so hot.

  • christal figuereo
    christal figuereo Month ago

    Jimmy Kinney’s exit joke was hilarious 🤣💀

  • Simply Magical
    Simply Magical Month ago

    By the time I was seven years old, I already knew the truth about those three. How can someone be eleven years old and not know? Lol

    • junbh2
      junbh2 Month ago

      +Simply Magical Yeah, it was fun. If I _had_ decided to ask one of my parents at that age, though, I think I would have been upset later if I realised they had lied to me. If she was 11 and she asked, I assume she wanted to know.

    • Simply Magical
      Simply Magical Month ago

      junbh2 nothing wrong with that I guess. It keeps the magic alive.

    • junbh2
      junbh2 Month ago

      I and a few of my friends 'sort of' believed in Santa Claus when we were ten. We more or less knew it wasn't real but we liked to think it might be, so we would deliberately not ask too many questions, and ask our parents not to tell us whatever they knew.

  • Kat Rand
    Kat Rand 2 months ago

    Jason Bateman is the Harvey Weinstein of child abuse in the film industry

    • Dina Mule
      Dina Mule 6 days ago

      +Kat Rand no i never heard of the movie

    • Kat Rand
      Kat Rand 6 days ago

      +Dina Mule Did you see his directorial debut movie called Bad Words?

    • Kat Rand
      Kat Rand 6 days ago

      Did you see his directorial debut movie called Bad Words?

    • Dina Mule
      Dina Mule 7 days ago

      Please explain. Given what Harvey has done and been accused of thats a very odd comment

    • Lizette Sanchez
      Lizette Sanchez 27 days ago


  • Rosie Cotts
    Rosie Cotts 2 months ago

    11? But too funny though.

  • Cassandra Dennis
    Cassandra Dennis 2 months ago

    He is so stupid. 😂😂😂

  • W W
    W W 2 months 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 months 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 months ago

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

  • Teresa Nike
    Teresa Nike 2 months 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 2 months ago +6


    • jenjen4louise
      jenjen4louise Month ago +1

      He said the tooth fairy didn't have change, so maybe it was a one-time thing. Still, pretty high. I think I'd be going to a Walgreen's or gas station to make change.

  • Ulrike Regina
    Ulrike Regina 2 months ago

    He‘s so cute...😍❤️😊👍🏼

  • Kourosh SD
    Kourosh SD 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

  • Valley Girl
    Valley Girl 2 months ago +1

    God damn I love me some Jason Bateman!

  • Lady Moss Loves
    Lady Moss Loves 2 months ago +5

    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 2 months ago +30

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

  • Myztik
    Myztik 2 months ago

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

  • ccricc
    ccricc 2 months ago

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

  • Bill Stone
    Bill Stone 2 months ago +4

    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 2 months ago +1

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

  • 김태형
    김태형 2 months ago +3

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

  • Kandieapples305
    Kandieapples305 2 months ago

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

  • Funk O'Matic
    Funk O'Matic 2 months ago

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

  • Funk O'Matic
    Funk O'Matic 2 months ago

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

  • Kuivia
    Kuivia 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

  • Muhammad Shoeb Ayubi
    Muhammad Shoeb Ayubi 2 months ago

    He aged nicely...

  • ridesantacruzbikes
    ridesantacruzbikes 2 months ago

    funny story

  • heatherbotez
    heatherbotez 2 months ago

    so cute

  • Sheridan
    Sheridan 2 months ago

    he should tell Maple a little sooner.

  • K. Fuentes
    K. Fuentes 2 months ago +9

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

  • Sand 28
    Sand 28 2 months ago +6

    Jimmy's laugh is the best!!!

  • Jim Handstede
    Jim Handstede 2 months ago +4

    This is really funny.

  • paladro
    paladro 2 months 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 2 months ago +2

    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.

  • Revelation Rainbow
    Revelation Rainbow 2 months ago

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

  • Zarul Shekhar
    Zarul Shekhar 2 months ago

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

  • DANzwKU
    DANzwKU 2 months ago +1

    Did she ask about god lol

  • Taylore Walters
    Taylore Walters 2 months ago +19

    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.

    • Caleb McFarland
      Caleb McFarland Month ago

      That’s sweet.

    • Marisa Smith
      Marisa Smith Month ago

      I knew when I was nine and kept it from my parents so they thought they were holding on to that magic too

  • Makeli Scholer
    Makeli Scholer 2 months ago +33

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

  • OptimistHunter Reel
    OptimistHunter Reel 2 months ago

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

  • Kohlenstoffisotop12
    Kohlenstoffisotop12 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

  • kuksz
    kuksz 2 months ago +4

    Thisis pure gold!:p

  • Hemorrhoid Ninja
    Hemorrhoid Ninja 2 months ago +2

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

  • Donny- van
    Donny- van 2 months ago

    Jimmy Kimmel can you subscribe to my channel

  • Josh Bobst
    Josh Bobst 2 months 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 2 months ago +27

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

    • Cali9000
      Cali9000 8 days ago

      Ali J. wow. You're such an angry person. Calm down.

    • WiL Clark
      WiL Clark Month ago +1

      He is the same, that's what makes him great.

    • The Lab Photography
      The Lab Photography Month ago

      danimalmx3 yoo I was just saying that lmao
      I guess thats what makes him the actor it does..
      Plus he directs so he can do it how he wants. It's his personality I guess the man is an original

    • Ali J.
      Ali J. Month ago +5

      danimalmx3 Damn, you’re so articulate describing him as the “same.”
      So he always plays the character of a millionaire, musician, married, father of 2 girls, who lives in CA?! You must watch a lot of sci-fi if you expect actors to be exponentially different than the characters they play. Im guessing you’re about 15 since you clearly haven’t seen much of his work and have the vocabulary of a poorly educated adolescent.

  • danimalmx3
    danimalmx3 2 months 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 2 months ago +3

    i cannot stop laughing

  • Claudia Ivy
    Claudia Ivy 2 months ago

    Sounds like a story he’s been working on.

  • Clark Barrett
    Clark Barrett 2 months 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 2 months ago +1

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  • Fernanda Christensen Gama

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

  • Yaniel Mendez
    Yaniel Mendez 2 months ago

    8 people just learned the truth the same way Franny did

  • tdreamgmail
    tdreamgmail 2 months ago +1

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

  • Manu Gulati
    Manu Gulati 2 months ago

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

  • shann xo
    shann xo 2 months ago +65

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

  • Manuel Molina
    Manuel Molina 2 months ago

    uncomfortable interview

  • Sarah
    Sarah 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago +17

    More anti-bunny propaganda.

    • Rob
      Rob 2 months ago

      The Rigged Bunny Hunt goes on and on as the “originators and founders” of this scam continue to be fired and demoted for their corrupt and illegal activity. All credibility is gone from this terrible Hoax, and much more will be lost as it proceeds. No Eggs!

  • sparklecakes18
    sparklecakes18 2 months ago

    Love him!

  • Corine
    Corine 2 months 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 2 months ago

    That was a great story.

  • james evarts
    james evarts 2 months ago


  • Belinda Joy
    Belinda Joy 2 months ago +93

    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.

    • Caroline Lally
      Caroline Lally 29 days ago

      Me too...
      And he's always had that dry humor

    • M Olivarez
      M Olivarez Month ago

      Totally agree!! His wife is very lucky!!

    • Barbara Bylaska
      Barbara Bylaska Month ago

      Me too! Since we were kids!

    • Belinda Joy
      Belinda Joy 2 months ago +6

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

    • Anna Imhof
      Anna Imhof 2 months ago +13

      yes and his eyes sparkle!

  • chatterbox
    chatterbox 2 months ago +3

    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 2 months ago +2

      rjeven024 I love you for that !

    • WatchReport.com
      WatchReport.com 2 months ago +4

      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 2 months ago +14

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

    • Erick Gomez
      Erick Gomez Month ago

      My 11 year old niece believes in Santa. Her family shelters her from everything.

    • chikitanumber1
      chikitanumber1 Month ago

      KiKi Aldrich I’m kind of surprised. I actually got my periods when I was 11 years old. So its not that young. Also, in Canada, secondary school starts at 12 years old. So by then, I was taking the city bus to school alone (since I went to a private school, my school was 1 hour away from home). Genuine question: Do you think you coddle your kid a bit too much?

    • KiKi Aldrich
      KiKi Aldrich Month ago

      My son will be 11in October and he still believes. He has questioned it but I’ve been able to change the subject.
      This is the year he will find out. I guess us parents hold onto it longer because it means they aren’t our babies anymore. And of course the younger sibling thing, too.

    • Mohamed Elrayes
      Mohamed Elrayes 2 months 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 2 months ago +8

      chikitanumber1 relax