When she was younger, she still possessed her grouchy and uncaring personality, to the point of telling her young son, Richard, that magic is all fake; this shocked him into screaming loudly for fifteen straight years.
Her parenting style involves completely sheltering children, or "stopping problems before they happen" in her words.
She is very dedicated to receiving kisses from them, even to the point of forcing Gumball into one with a kiss on the lips. She also does not seem to respect her grandchildren whatsoever, calling Darwin "fish kid" and/or "walking fish," and Gumball "the blue one," but she might have respect for Anais, as she calls her by her real name (albeit mispronouncing it).
This script was right out of the AARP Senior Scam Playbook. My one shot at grandma scamdom and I get an amateur.
On that day Ben, who was 17 at the time and Mthunzi, who was 21, went to Nthabiseng's sister Lerato Letswalo’s home in Katlehong, on the East Rand, and attacked the two sisters, their cousin and her baby.
They strangled Lerato Letswalo, 18 and her cousin Lebohang Prisca Movit, 22.
And now they won't let me out of the hospital if I don't pay the bill in cash. "I know it's a lot of money but I promise I'll pay you back." Another pause, and a voice of contrition. The first being: how does anyone actually fall for this scam?
I went to Mexico for the weekend with some friends and got really sick. "Just tell me how I get the money to you" If one could hear a happy dance across optical fiber, this would have been it. " he gushes, that rasp in his voice temporarily gone. Burning questions consumed me for the rest of the day after this phone call.