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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke October 12, 2023

Altered video appears to show President Joe Biden calling a child “sexy.” He didn’t.

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A recent video declares President Joe Biden "thee stupidest president" for getting caught on video telling a child, "You’re one sexy kid."

Biden then appears to caution the child not to "tell mommy what I told you." 

But the video has been altered.

An Oct. 11 Instagram post sharing it was flagged as part of Meta’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram.)

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In the original video, shared on TikTok in June, he tells a child a woman is holding, "Let me whisper you a secret," and then says, "Don’t tell mommy what I told you." 

Biden had signed an executive order June 9 at Fort Liberty, North Carolina, related to economic security for military families. He was surrounded by people.

In response to someone asking on TikTok what Biden said, the video’s poster wrote: "I don’t think he told him anything because I didn’t hear him say anything I think he just pretended to say something." 

We rate claims that Biden was recorded calling a child "sexy" Pants on Fire!

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