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This Poor Woman Was Pranked By Her Husband Who Randomly Texted Her Jaden Smith Tweets For Two Years

Marriage takes commitment and so does a good prank.

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This is Joel Willis, 34, and his very patient wife Laura, who he describes as "the best human of all time."

Joel Willis

A couple years ago, Joel — who is Executive Editor of The Dad, an entertainment brand for guys with kids — decided to start randomly texting Jaden Smith tweets to Laura with no explanation.

As you probably know, Jaden Smith (the rapper/actor and offspring of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith) is known for his spacey, over-capitalized tweets.

Joel started things off with this quintessential Jaden Tweet:

If Newborn Babies Could Speak They Would Be The Most Intelligent Beings On Planet Earth.

Laura, rightfully so, was confused:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

Next, he sent this thought-provoking tweet:

The More Time You Spend Awake The More Time You Spend Asleep.

And this time Laura tried to figure out WTF was going on:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

Early on Joel made a decision not to alter Jaden's texts in any way — which meant capitalizing each word — and he worried that might tip Laura off.

I Encourage You All To Unfollow Me So I Can Be Left With The People Who Actually Appreciate Philosophy And Poetry. #CoolTapeVol2

But Laura was more confused than ready to play internet sleuth:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

Sometimes Joel sent Jaden tweets that (sort of) related to what he and Laura were discussing, like this one:

How Can Mirrors Be Real If Our Eyes Aren't Real

But Laura was still pretty much like, "WTF?"

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

Other Jaden tweets he sent actually sort of acted as conversation starters:

You Would Have To Eat 5 Apples Today To Get The Same Nutritional Value As An Apple From 1950. #Fallow

Bless you, Laura:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

As the months rolled on, Joel kept sending Jaden gems:

When You Party I'm On The Treadmill,When You Sleep I'm On The Treadmill, When I Tweet I'm On TheTreadmill. Remember This

And eventually Laura just sort of went with it:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

It didn't matter how random the tweet was that he sent...

If I Had A Nickel For Every Time I've Cried In The Back Of An Uber, I Would Have Another Pair Of Yeezy's.

Laura just kept the conversation going:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

That is until Jaden's tweets/Joel's texts got so random...

One Time I Went To The, And Then I Dropped The Needle On The Record Industrial Complex For The 5th Time This Month While I Bathed In Sorbet

That she just ignored them:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

All in all, across almost two years, Joel sent Laura more than 50 of Jaden's tweets:

I Love Math..............Man I Wish I Was Serious

Which meant Laura probably wrote "huh" close to 50 times:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

He even pulled these hijinks on their 10th wedding anniversary!

People Think A RelationShip Makes You Whole, That It's Two 50%'s Coming Together To Make 100% When It Should Be Two 100%'s Making 200%•••

In case you're wondering, Laura didn't serve Joel with divorce papers:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

Finally, last month Joel was on a business trip when his plane got stuck on the tarmac, so he decided to end all of this Jaden business:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

And Laura's reaction? Let's just say she wasn't exactly impressed:

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

Joel told BuzzFeed, "People are shocked that in the texts she is totally unbothered by the whole thing. I told her 'I dropped the needle on the record industrial complex for the 5th time this month while I bathed in sorbet.' WHO JUST LETS THAT GO? But I think it went on for so long because I’ve done similar stuff in the past."

Joel Willis / Via thedad.com

For example, Joel previously pranked Laura by tracking how many days old she was in a spreadsheet. "When she hit a round number (12,000 days), my kids and I woke her up 12,000 seconds into the day (at about 3:20 a.m.), by jumping on the bed, shining 12,000 lumens of light in her face, and throwing 12,000 styrofoam peanuts at her while shouting 'TWELVE THOUSAND' over and over."

Joel Willis

The Jaden Smith prank may have ended anticlimactically, but Joel says it was all worth it. "There were so many times over the past two years when I’d share what was happening with friends or coworkers and we’d be in tears laughing about it. This dumb prank has brought me so much joy. Thank you, Laura. And thank you, Jaden Smith."

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