Raffi Is A Serious Stickler About Fictional Whales Being Alive Or Dead
Don't worry, everyone. We're not about to tell you that Raffi, the beloved writer of children's music, is the kind of celebrity who goes on Twitter and curses up a storm because of a random hater upset that Willoughby Wallaby Wim, an elephant sat on him. As far as we can tell, Mr. Raffi Cavoukian is a very chill and pleasant guy. That doesn't mean, however, that he never gets his feathers Raffled.
Back in 1980, Raffi wrote a song called "Baby Beluga," inspired by Kavna, a beluga whale at the Vancouver Aquarium. In August 2012, Kavna died due to a cancer-related illness, causing a number of outlets to report that the baby beluga from the song had died. Raffi, however, was very displeased by this distortion of the truth, and went to the internet to set the record straight:
Raffi"All those kids the elephant sat on ARE dead, though."