Grandmother caresses waiter's arm, mistaking him for her grandson

‘He’s not Mario!’ Adorable moment grandmother caresses waiter’s arm when she mistakes him for her grandson as he lights the candle on her 86th birthday cake

  • Carmela was celebrating her birthday with family and friends in Campania, Italië
  • The waiter leans over the elderly lady to light the candles on her birthday cake
  • She hugs and strokes the stranger’s arm, believing it to be her grandson’s
  • Amused guests repeatedly tell Carmela: ‘That’s not Mariobut she carries on
  • This is the adorable moment an elderly woman grabbed a waiter’s arm affectionately thinking it was her grandson’s.

    Carmen Rainone, 21, from Campania, Italië, filmed the moment her grandmother Carmela mistook the waiter for her grandson Mario at her 86th birthday dinner party.

    As the waiter lights the candles on Carmela’s cake, leaning over the woman to reach the confectionery, Carmela takes hold of his arm and hugs and kisses it lovingly.








    Carmela, from Campania, Italië, was celebrating her 86th birthday in the company of family and friends when she mistook the waiter for her grandson, Mario

    Carmela, from Campania, Italië, was celebrating her 86th birthday in the company of family and friends when she mistook the waiter for her grandson, Mario

    ‘He’s not Mario’, the guests tell the 86-year-old woman over and over again.

    Carmela, who cannot see the waiter as he is stood behind her, continues holding onto his arm, looking confused by her guestsreaction.

    Uiteindelik, the real Mario arrives, and Carmela lets go of the waiter and takes hold of her grandson’s arm, who takes up the waiter’s position behind his grandmother.

    Carmela looks amused as she realises her mistake, and she gives her grandson’s wrist a kiss while the guests at her party laugh and talk.

    The service worker stood awkwardly behind the grandmother, who clung onto his arm and caressed it, as her guests told her repeatedly, 'that's not Mario!'

    The service worker stood awkwardly behind the grandmother, who clung onto his arm and caressed it, as her guests told her repeatedly, ‘that’s not Mario!’

    The video has amassed nearly one million views.

    Carmen, the grandaughter who posted the clip online, gesê: ‘I never thought I’d go viral just due to my grandmother’s confusion.

    The 21-year-old has since posted more videos of her grandmother on TikTok by popular demand.