Chris Hemsworth criticised for reckless parenting at Disneyland

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Some of the Avengers: Endgame stars stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they discussed their recent trip to Disneyland to celebrate a $5 million (£3.8m) grant to benefit children’s hospitals. While there, Chris Hemsworth shared a story about the time he took his daughter to the park and broke the rules to take her on a ride: “I took my daughter on it a couple of years ago when it was previously called the Tower of Terror or something,” Hemsworth said. “She wasn’t tall enough. And she was really upset. And I was like nah, forget this. Come here.”

In order to get his daughter on the ride, Hemsworth decided to stuff her shoes with Snicker bars: “So I grabbed a couple of Snicker bars and slammed it in the back of her shoe under the heel,” Hemsworth explained. “And they’re like okay. In you come.”

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While Hemsworth was proud of cheating the rules, Scarlett Johansson was not impressed with his parenting choices: “It’s wildly irresponsible as well,” she told Hemsworth.

Fans on Twitter were divided on the issue.

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After receiving flak from his castmates, Hemsworth acknowledged that faking his daughter’s height to get on a ride wasn’t the best idea after all.

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“I grab on to her, she is screaming the whole way down,” Hemsworth said. Ultimately, he admitted that there’s probably a reason there’s a height requirement for the rides, to which Robert Downey Jr. responded “Maybe!” Hemsworth said he probably wouldn’t do it again, but let fans know that his daughter is “fine.”

Avengers: Endgame hits cinemas on 25 April.

Reporting by Lauren Tyler, Yahoo Entertainment

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