The actress explained she fell asleep and didn't make sure that the Tooth Fairy replaced her son's tooth with money

By Robyn Merrett
January 15, 2019 07:39 PM

Idina Menzel hilariously revealed the Tooth Fairy didn’t pay her son a visit — and it was all her fault.

“The tooth fairy didn’t show up last night,” Menzel, 47, wrote on Twitter Monday recounting the unfortunate event.

“Mom put tooth in tissue and son hid it under pillow. Then mom fell asleep and woke up this morning to son with tears,” Menzel continued, explaining that the Tooth Fairy didn’t take her son Walker’s tooth and leave money for him.

“‘Tooth fairy didn’t come,'” Menzel said her distressed 9-year-old son with ex-husband Taye Diggs told her. “That tooth fairy better get her s— together,” the Broadway star wrote adding “#badmoms.”

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Her honest admission prompted a number of fans to share their experiences with the Tooth Fairy and possible excuses to tell Walker.

“Been there. Look under the bed,” one user wrote.

Another user suggested, “Tooth Fairy better put in a nice letter to the son and pay double tonight.”

“I tell my kids that it’s because their room was too dirty and the tooth fairy was scared,” a different fan tweeted.

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After getting married in 2003, Diggs, 48, and Menzel split in 2014.

“Their primary focus and concern is for their son,” a source close to the former couple told PEOPLE at the time.

In June, Diggs opened up about Walker and his opinions on his dad dating.

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“He is now getting more candid and honest, and he said the other day that he doesn’t want me to have a girlfriend. He said ‘I want you to myself,'” Diggs told PEOPLE.

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Menzel married now husband Aaron Lohr in 2017.

The actress previously said Lohr has developed a strong bond with Walker.

“They’re very close,” she said. “They’re probably watching a film, or they run around play dodgeball with a sock, they make a ball out of socks and they hit each other.”