WATCH | Dad slammed online for performing dangerous cheerleading stunt with his infant son

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US dad, Roland Pollard has gone viral on TikTok, racking up over 40 million views training his 4-month old baby to do cheer stunts. 

The video shows his son, Jax, flipping in the air and landing in the palm of his dad's hand, then the infant is seen standing and being held by Roland in a lift. 

Some people online worried for the child's safety, with one person writing that the "spinning and whiplash on the babies neck" is concerning. "Can’t hardly watch it," she wrote. 

Another concerned viewer scolded the dad for his "horrible parenting," while another asked, "Why risk a baby's life for a trick or a video?"

The video isn't the first time Pollard has received criticism though, as he has been training his first child daughter, Jayden, in the same way since she was a baby. 

In 2020, the daddy-daughter duo went viral for performing incredible stunts and received both praise and negative comments online and it's clear that the dad is not put off by it. 

In an interview, Pollard explained why he was so confident training his children. 

"There hasn't been one week in the past 13 years during which I have not held a human [like that]... At the end of the day, I am used to catching 120-pound humans and if my 14-pound son were to fall, I'd catch him too". 

See the stunt in the video above.


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