Katharine McPhee accidentally bakes her son's iPad: 'Forgot it was in there'

Katharine McPhee accidentally bakes her son's iPad: 'Forgot it was in there'

Katharine McPhee Foster is cooking up a storm — and an iPad.

In a chaotic post to her Instagram Story on Monday, the American Idol star revealed that she inadvertently charred her son Rennie's Apple tablet alongside dinner in an attempt to hide the device from him.

"Just over here cooking iPads," McPhee Foster wrote. "I tried to hide it and forgot it was in there while [heating] up the oven for my chicken special."

Katharine McPhee
Katharine McPhee

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Katharine McPhee

A video captured by her real estate agent, Kelly Viavattine, shows the singer in a frazzled state attempting to remove the tablet from the oven using oven mitts.

"Katharine, I thought something smelled funny," Viavattine says. "Why the hell is the iPad in the oven?"

"The iPad is in the oven because he kept asking for it!" McPhee Foster responds, referring to her 2-and-a-half-year-old son, who can be heard repeatedly yelling for his mom throughout the video. ("Poor Rennie saying 'help me Mommy,'" she wrote on her story.)

Katharine McPhee's Instagram Story
Katharine McPhee's Instagram Story

Katharine McPhee/instagram Katharine McPhee's Instagram Story

Upon taking the iPad out of the oven, McPhee Foster exclaims, "Oh my God, it smells really bad!"

Viavattine, who last year sold her pal's Hollywood Hills home for more than $3 million, says in the video, "I smelled it and I thought it was just the chicken! I thought it was orange juice chicken."

Orange, Apple — close enough.

McPhee Foster, 39, and husband David Foster, 73, welcomed Rennie in 2021. Last holiday season the couple recorded a Christmas EP, aptly titled Christmas Songs, and McPhee Foster also launched a jewelry line, KMF Jewelry.

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