5-year-old Noah Ritter became a household name when he stole the show in a local news segment about Pennyslvania’s Wayne County Fair. Ritter was asked for his thoughts on the festivities, and his response was priceless.
“Apparently I’ve never been on live television before,” Noah Ritter said. “Apparently sometimes I don’t watch the news, because I’m a kid, and apparently every time, apparently Grandpa just gives me the remote after we watch the Powerball.”
And when asked to describe the ride he went on, the “Apparently Kid” just got even cuter. “Well, it was great because apparently you’re spinning around and apparently every time you get dizzy, that’s all you do is get dizzy,” Noah Ritter said. “I’ve never ever been on live television.”
Watch the original Noah Ritter “Apparently Kid” video below.
Noah Ritter quickly went viral as the “Apparently Kid” and the hashtag #NoahTheReporter. even trended on Twitter. Then on Friday, the Schmoyoho YouTube account, run by the Gregory Brothers, created an auto-tune version of the interview. While it has not received millions of views yet, it might just be a matter of time.
If the Gregory Brothers’ name sounds familiar, it’s because this is not the first time one of their auto-tuned creations has gone viral. The folk singers are also known for the Antoine Dodson parody “Bed Intruder Song” and their Charles Ramsey tribute “Dead Giveaway.”
As for the “Apparently Kid,” Noah Ritter is enjoying his newfound Internet fame. This despite the 5-year-old not even knowing what the word means.
“I don’t know how to spell ‘apparently,’” Noah Ritter said on Today. “I don’t know what it means, but I use it in, ‘Wow, this is apparently annoying.’”