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Exclusive June 2019 TMZ.com
Ariel Robinson – a former ‘Worst Cooks in America’ winner – jokingly discussed raising children in a brutal way before she was accused of killing one of her own… and we have the video.
We got footage of Ariel performing an impromptu stand-up routine in Spartanburg, SC in 2019, in which she discusses the attempt to adopt a girl … and of a social worker coming to her home to check on her. ensure she was a fit parent.
As Ariel tells the story, she talks about her other two children – an 8-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy, both of whom wanted a baby sister – and how they behaved like crazy while the worker. was here. She says she should have locked them in cages as a result.
Nothing too crazy… but look what she says next. She jokes that at one point she turned around and yelled upstairs at the boys, “Shut up before I come over there and hit you in the throat!” … Adding that she had reached her “mom’s level” of frustration.
This elicited a somewhat mixed reaction from the crowd, which Ariel also played… saying the caseworker was looking at her the way they all were. Then she says she has been “approved”. It is not known if this story concerns the adopted daughter whom she and her husband are accused of having killed.
As we have reported… Ariel and Jerry Robinson were arrested and accused of homicide of a 3-year-old girl – who has since been identified as Victoria Smith, a little girl who had spent most of her life in foster care. Reports say the Robinsons adopted her at one point.
Authorities list a series of blunt injuries that led to his death.
Again, no word on whether Ariel was just making up a story here… or whether she was telling the truth. But either way, it’s a red flag on his face, and tragically he wasn’t recognized sooner.