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Grace Colbert is the adorable 6-year-old actress who stars as the daughter in the recent and unexpectedly controversial Cheerio’s ad, sat down with her real parents, Janet and Christopher Colbert, for an interview with Thomas Roberts on MSNBC on Tuesday. In the interview, Grace was asked about how she handled the backlash and she just said that the commercial was “really fun to make.”

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Grace’s dad, Christopher commented, saying, “America needs to see that this is just a way of life. I wasn’t upset or anything. I was pretty much really excited about having this type of reaction so we can see where we still stand in America. But look out, America, because this is just reality. I don’t understand why this issue keeps going.”

This controversy hasn’t slowed down Grace’s acting career. The adorable tot is still auditioning and booking jobs. It’s a beautiful thing to know that with all the negativity directed towards her commercial, Grace is still able to smile that beautiful smile of hers and be a positive child. We can’t wait to see Grace on the big screen!

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