This article originally appeared on 11.26.18
Meet Mason Brian Barclay, a teen and self-described "very homosexual male." He recently wanted to attend a sleepover at his "new best friend" Houston's house, because teens are gonna teen. But he's a boy, and everyone knows boys aren't allowed to attend girls' sleepovers, because of cooties/patriarchal norms.
She hates this picture but idc. I'm in love with your soul. You pretty cute too. https://t.co/YVL0GzrlcR— May THEE stallion (@May THEE stallion)1500425804.0
So he behaved more maturely than most adults, and crafted a long text message to Houston's mom, Mrs. Shelton, in which he politely asked for permission to attend Houston's sleepover.
"I think the common meaning behind only allowing the same sex to share sleepovers is due to the typical interest in the opposite sex, when, in this case, I do not like the opposite sex," he explained in the text.
Mrs. Shelton's response was so good that Mason tweeted it out and it went viral:
I TEXTED HOUSTONS MOM TO ASK IF I CAN STAY THE NIGHT FRIDAY HAHAHAHAHA https://t.co/Ovr74V869W— May THEE stallion (@May THEE stallion)1505775519.0
"Hmm. Well my husband is hot. Should I worry?" she responded.
Evidently Mason found Mrs. Shelton's text hilarious. So does Twitter.
Hahahahahahaha I don't know what exactly is going on here but I'm lol'ing
— Trever (@itstreverr) September 19, 2017
That took guts, and this mom acknowledged it *fabulously*! I wish you a fun night with your friends! Stay away from Houston's dad, now. 🤣💖
— Julie Martineau (@JulieBonjour) September 22, 2017
And others are just wondering if the sleepover is on, or not??
@itstreverr @maymaybarclay @TheEllenShow Wait. Did we ever learn the answer??? Lol— Zachary Zane (@Zachary Zane)1505927113.0
Others need to know if Houston's dad lives up to the hype:
Wait, so how hot is her dad?
— Milton Knowles (@TheGreatMiltini) September 21, 2017
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