Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.

Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.
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If you're not 15 and obsessed with YouTube stars, you may not be familiar with the Holderness family, a family of four who is pretty popular on the video sharing website. In celebration of Mother's Day, Penn Holderness strapped on an empathy belly at the request of his wife, Kim. (Mother's Day, by the way, is May 8. Don't forget.) Penn complained about having the extra load strapped onto his stomach. A lot. Then he complained some more. And finally, a bit more.

Ugh, 12 minutes! Here are some highlights:

"I feel warm. I don't like feeling warm."

Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.
Complaining even before the belly is fully on.

Well, don't get pregnant then, Penn.

Penn kept trying to come up with clever ways to circumvent the physical difficulty of being pregnant.

Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.
Mansplaining how to open a drawer.

And his wife had to keep reminding him how stupid and dangerous his genius ideas were.

Penn realized that picking up kids while pregnant is hard.

Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.
Nobody is having fun here.
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Imagine taking care of kids while pregnant, Penn.

Once he was finally afforded a break in bed, Kim jokingly suggested they get frisky.

Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.
Hunger in his eyes.

Penn was into it, despite the 40-pound load on his stomach. He is a man. Confirmed.

All in all, Penn had a shitty day.

Penn Holderness tries on empathy belly for a day, declares he understands pregnancy now.
Full of empathy.

He had to do things like put on shoes ("That was the worst part of my day") and walk ("We've walked 20 feet and I'm having trouble breathing").

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"This really sucks," Penn said about pregnancy at the end of the video. "I get it now," he said with confidence.

Here's Penn getting a flavor for giving birth last year.

Now he knows the ins and outs of pregnancy.

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