Aly Raisman Parents Told to Sit Down By Grumpy Spectator Guy

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Aly Raisman's parents may be a little over the top (okay, more than a little), but it's hard to blame them for celebrating her Olympic gymnastics glory.

Well, unless you're this grumpy old guy.

Aly Raisman Parents

In defense of Aly's parents, they are as loving, supportive and enthusiastic as you can get. No one disputes that, some just think they go overboard.

Whatever you might think of the parents most of the time, though, can you really fault them for cheering Aly's floor exercise gold medal Tuesday?

Two gold medals and one bronze for their daughter, the unheralded hero of a team led by Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas? Hard to blame them.

One "gentleman" at Greenwich Arena disagreed, clearly. After unluckily getting a ticket right behind them, he was hilariously annoyed throughout.

When NBC cameras first cut to him, he stared at Rick Raisman, shaking his head in disgust. A few seconds later, he actually told him to sit down!

Aly Raisman's Parents

Anyone who's ever sat behind some guy who stands and yells at inopportune moments can sympathize here ... but in this particular case, come on.

First of all, the old man had to have known who they were - Aly Raisman's dad in particular does not shy away from making his presence felt.

Second ... what's that guy trying so hard to see? He's seen above telling Rick to sit down AFTER ALY'S ROUTINE. That's just going out of your way to be a jerk.

Is his view of the judges deliberating being obstructed? How sad. This guy probably tells kids to SHUSH at the movies ... during the end credits.

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How did you not get kicked out of school for plagiarism?
"Yet even folks put off by the spectacle Raisman's parents put on"
"But even folks who were put off by the spectacle Raisman's parents put on" "Two gold medals and one bronze for a teen who was an afterthought on Team USA behind Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas? Go crazy, Raismans!"
"A second gold medal and another bronze for a teenager who was an afterthought on Team USA behind her more decorated teammates Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas? Go crazy, Raisman parents." You are the human equivalent of a bad copy and paste

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let the parents enjoy thier childs accomplishments, grumpy old people are the worst, they clearly have no more joy in thier lives.