Who is Hailey Morinico?
Hailey Morinico is a California teenager who is currently on the verge of becoming an overnight hero after she saved her dogs from a bear. A video showing Hailey battling a bear in the backyard of her Bradbury home is going viral and she’s winning a million hearts across the country and globally
She’s one of the biggest trends on Twitter on Tuesday, June 1.
How old is Hailey Morinico?
Hailey Morinico is 17 years old as of the year 2021.
Hailey Morinico California
The young California girl came dangerously close to the bear but decided not to be consumed by fear. The bear was about to step into her backyard and there was a possibility that this could mean danger for her family dogs, who were barking to raise alarm as it tried to intrude on the property.
Bear none: Hailey Morinico didn’t hesitate when she saw a large bear facing off with her family dogs from the top of a wall in their California backyard. The 17-year-old ran outside and shoved the bear away. https://t.co/hBQbZeacDI #odd
— AP Oddities (@AP_Oddities) June 1, 2021
Hailey Morinico Footage
The CCTV video footage captured on Memorial Day shows the bear pawing at the family’s service dog at least thrice while the other three puppies gathered around the part of the wall where the bear was propped on and continued barking. The teenager immediately came charging from inside the house and without a thought pushed the bear off the wall after which she quickly signaled her dogs to run for cover.
She then carried her smallest puppy along with her and ran back inside the house ensuring everyone’s safety.
Morinico escaped with a small scratch, and she and all of her dogs are doing fine.
Hailey Morinico TikTok
The video of the Bradbury teenager was shared on TikTok by her cousin Brenda, who goes by the username @bakedlikepie, and it amassed close to 15 million views in just a matter of hours. The caption of the video read, “My cousin Hailey yeeted a bear off her fence today and saved her dogs. How’s your Memorial Day?” There are more than 110k comments on the video and has been liked by 5.6 million accounts since the video was first posted on Sunday, May 31.
Hailey Morinico Twitter
People on Twitter hailed Hailey as a hero and there are a lot of tweets pouring in for her.
Most of these tweets are using the phrase ‘Help The Bear’, a lyric from rapper Mystical’s freestyle. The complete lyrics are as follows:
make a motherf***a say ‘Oh yeah!’ I’m cold as a lion with no hair
And, if you ever see me fighting in the forest with a grizzly bear
Help the bear
Cuz that b***h gon’ need it!