A tweet showing a Pakistani father’s reaction to his daughter’s text message after she told him she now has a job has gone viral.
Relatable post: Toronto Twitter user @ughneha, who goes by the name Neha on the social media platform, shared a screenshot of the conversation she had with her family through their group chat, according to The Indian Express.
told my dad i got a new job and this is his response? 🥰 pic.twitter.com/8rROnxI3wH
— neha (@ughneha) June 7, 2021
- Neha thanked her family for their support, but her Desi dad, whose name in the chat is seen as “Baba Pakistan,” told her, “Relax Neha, you haven’t won the Oscar.”
- The post received over 34,000 retweets and more than 431,000 likes.
Reactions: Desi users found the post relatable, with some sharing their own stories about their immigrant parents.
The asian energy is so strong in this one 💀 https://t.co/nqzsugjqIr
— ▪️▪️➖▪️ (@smurfirza) June 10, 2021
😭 immigrant parents steady keeping us humble https://t.co/LREZfy7g8A
— OOD (@Double_OD) June 9, 2021
this is exactly how my family reacted to me getting my first job lil https://t.co/fDOAuqy0Yn
— mei (@shinwoness) June 9, 2021
“I can’t wait to send you guys a first day of work picture!!!”
My dad: “it’s just orientation Dionne at least make it to your first actual day” 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰 https://t.co/6S6kIzzZsS
— Dionne Ruiz (@dionnerenee_) June 9, 2021
the furthest my dad would go is use the “😍” emoji 😭
— S (@snh_129) June 8, 2021