Sure, Azka Corbuzier is growing up in what some might call a broken home — but thanks to the love and support of his parents, the 9 year old feels anything but broken.
In a sweet YouTube video that’s racked up more than 490,000 views, the Indonesian boy maps out his parents’ short-lived love story and says that his family has actually become stronger since the split.
“Everything went fine until I am 6 years old. We have a great family,” a caption reads as stick figure illustrations flash by. “Mom and dad start to argue on a lot of things… so they decide to divorce.”
He adds: “They told me about it and tell me not to worry and I don’t have to choose between them. They never fight anymore and we still go to malls and abroad together.”
In an interview with the BBC, Azka’s dad Deddy Corbuzier, a well-known illusionist and TV host in Indonesia, said he was surprised by the video — just as he was by his son’s initial reaction to the split. The first question Azka asked was, “Who should I go with?”
“We told him he will stay at the same house, and he said, ‘OK then — no problem’,” Deddy said, explaining that they renamed their home “Azka’s house” and that his ex-wife lives nearby and stops by nearly every day.
As Azka sums it up in his video, “It’s not a broken home when you still have the same love from your parents.”
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