fake beards and repelling ropes don’t mix. At least that is what one Mall Santa found out when he tried to descend from the roof and surprise all the children for the lighting of the Christmas lights at a mall in the UK.

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OFFICIAL VIDEO: Santa was supposed to make a daring entrance to Broad Street Mall Reading’s 2012 Christmas Light festivities by abseiling to the stage from a skylight some fifty feet above the stage. Unfortunately his beard got caught in the rope… vid by Jmez Media