The fall of Mr. Apricot

Via The Education Wonks comes the sad tale of four-year-old Mr. Apricot of Patterson, California who was stripped of his crown when he waved to the crowd using his middle finger.
His mother claims he was trying to say “I’m number one,” but got the finger wrong. The runner-up assumed the title of Mr. Apricot.

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  1. Here is the original film clip from a couple days ago. The TV station apparently changed their links around since then; I thought the original was more entertaining: July 2 clip