'I was gonna eat it after school!': NJ mom plays Kimmel Halloween prank on son

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A New Jersey mom got in on Jimmy Kimmel's perennial Halloween prank, and her son's reaction was nothing short of adorable.

The funnyman and host of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" has encouraged parents to tell their kids that they've eaten all of their Halloween candy and to capture the youngsters' reactions.

Galloway Township mom Meghan Stamelos was recording when she "fessed up" to her young son, Declan.

Warning him repeatedly that he was "going to be mad," Stamelos broke the news that all of his trick-or-treat goodies were gone.

Asked if he was angry, the boy sweetly replied, "I might be madder later, I don't know. I was going to eat it after school today."

He added, "You should eat the food in the fridge!"

Stamelos eventually admitted that it was all a joke, and put the blame on "a guy named Jimmy Kimmel."

VIDEO CREDIT: Meghan Stamelos

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