Going viral: Spider freaks out over man's singing voice
Move over Simon Cowell! This spider knows talent when it hears it ... or perhaps we should say it knows when someone is lacking talent.
Uploader/singer Andrew Wilcox took a video of a spider reacting sharply to his performance of the "Lord of the Rings" theme (we think).
Andrew says: "My sister sings at spiders to get back at them for scaring her so much. I tried it out and sure enough, most spiders freak out when you sing at them."
He explains that he is "the spider remover. Whenever my sisters see a spider in the house or near the entry, they freak out and call me to get rid of it. I don't like to kill spiders so I usually remove them to another area. My oldest sister doesn't like to kill spiders either so she found a way to "get back at the spider" without doing it any harm. She sings at them in an opera voice and they freak out!"
We're glad he didn't do the spider any bodily harm -- but perhaps leaving it alone or shooing it away would have been a bit more kind than submitting it to this song. Either way, the spider probably told its buddies to avoid the Wilcox house entirely.
Do you have any weird ways to handle your phobias? Share your thoughts in the comments.
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