All kids love the idea of getting presents from Santa Claus, but meeting the man, the myth, the legend? That’s a different story entirely.
Despite his jolly reputation, there’s something a bit spooky about him. The red suit, white beard, and bellowing laugh makes for an imposing figure, yet kids are encouraged to crawl onto his lap and smile for a photo. It’s no wonder that many break down and show just how terrified they really are.
These 16 kids know just how scary Santa can be. After seeing their photos, I can’t help but feel a bit traumatized by Old Saint Nick myself!
1. Nothing says happy holidays like having a breakdown on Santa’s lap.
2. “Mother! Father! Why have you forsaken me?”
3. I bet this kid needed a lot of therapy.