5-year-old's Sony tablet snub on Jimmy Kimmel show goes "poof!"

Sensitive sponsor likely not happy with off-the-cuff iPad endorsement

Through the magic of video editing, a funny ending to a Jimmy Kimmel Live segment featuring a 5-year-old smartypants who rejected a Sony Xperia tablet has disappeared. As the kid might say, it's harder to find that original ending now than it is to find South Sudan on a map.

Young Arden Hayes wowed Kimmel and his audience with amazing geography knowledge, but when offered a couple of gifts at the end of the show, he rejected a globe puzzle and then a Sony tablet, replying that his family was planning to get an Apple iPad for Christmas.

The unscripted bit at the end helped a video of the segment go popular on YouTube, where it now has more than 800K views. However, that surprise ending has also disappeared from the official Kimmel YouTube channel, with show sponsor Sony no doubt not finding the humor in it.

However, through the magic of the Internet, unedited versions remain online, such as at the Media-ite site.

Less funny edited version here:

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