This is the moment a two-year-old boy was blown away by a drag queen’s rendition of ‘Baby Shark.’
Marti Cummings was taking musical requests from diners at a Drag Queen Brunch held at Talde, a restaurant in Jersey City, New Jersey, when one young customer asked to hear the incredibly popular children’s song.
In the adorable video, the unnamed boy can be seen enthusiastically clapping along with Cummings, who lip-syncs the track.
When a 2 year old comes to brunch you perform baby shark for them!!! pic.twitter.com/Ikx94mlTxO
— Marti Gould Cummings (@MartiGCummings) March 16, 2019
Cummings later tweeted a video of the performance for their youngest new fan, which has been viewed more than 640,000 times.
‘Between Lady Gaga and Beyoncé, we did “Baby Shark,’” said Cummings, whose preferred pronoun is they.
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Cummings told the Daily News that they performing a ‘Drag Roulette,’ which relies on song recommendations from the audience.
‘The world is so scary and to have a little moment of joy and people excited to see that, that’s why we do drag,’ they said.
The child listened intently while Cummings performed the boy’s musical request for him (Pictures: Twitter)‘We want to give people a moment of escape.’
Cummings, who has been performing drag in New York City for nearly a decade, said that the video has been met with mostly positive feedback online, although they did notice a few hateful comments, which lurk below the surface of nearly every post online.
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‘The internet can be such a toilet for negative, toxic behavior and misinformation, so it feels incredible to be part of this one moment that is using the internet to spread so much love and joy,’ they said.