Bonnie Hunt Gives Madison Pettis Her Christmas Wish

Bonnie Hunt Gives Madison Pettis Her Christmas Wish

Madison Pettis lets out a squeal as Bonnie Hunt surprises her with probably one of the best Christmas gifts ever during her appearance on The Bonnie Hunt Show airing Thursday afternoon (December 17).

The 11-year-old actress, who just wrapped up filming The Search for Santa Paws in Vancouver, tweeted “I had the MOST AMAZING time @BonnieHuntShow yesterday! U HAVE 2 tune in 2morrow 2 see the BIG SURPRISE she gave me! U don’t wanna miss this.”

And you don’t! Look what or who Bonnie brought onto the show for Madison inside…

Check your local listings to see when The Bonnie Hunt Show airs in your area.

It’s her brother — Stephen Pettis! Stephen’s been overseas serving his country for most of this year.

Madison Pettis visits Bonnie Hunt, 12/17
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  • nathalia

    she’s cute.

  • nana

    OMG it’s so beautiful, she made me cry !!

  • Kayla


  • Caroline

    That brought tears to my eyes….

  • Marieke

    omg that is so sweet!

  • Angelica

    Awwwwwww, that was so sweet.

  • Jessica

    im cyring

  • Noelle

    AWHH! that was the sweetest thing ever

  • Stephany

    now that made me cry.. soo sweet & I’m happy for them :)

  • Lizzie

    That made me cried a loft :’)

  • star

    That was so cute, that made me cry too. What an awesome suprise.

  • Andy

    oh my gosh! This made me so happy! I just showed my mom, and she said she was about to cry. Bonnie’s awesome, and I’m so happy for madison and her family!

  • Mandy

    oh my gosh im crying sooooo hard right now!!!! soooooo cute <3

  • Jasmine P.

    Aw! That was so sweet! :)

  • Jess

    Holy crap, that made me cry like a little child. You could really see how much that meant to Madison. Sooo cute =)

  • parker

    AWWWW i cried! such a sweet sweet moment! GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS!!!

  • melissa

    aww… i cried because it reminded me of when my brother came home back to michigan. I hadnt seen him in about 5 years because he was stationed in lousiana and then did a year/year and half in Iraq then a year in Afghanistan.

    Military studd always gets me….

  • xoxo

    cutest thing alive!!!! I couldnt help but get teary eyed!

  • Cals

    OMG I don’t usually cry at stuff like this, but I’m balling my eyes out! soo cute!

  • jasmine

    i was crying so hardd :)
    that was amazingg .

  • Misesi

    that was the sweetest thing i have seen

  • daniella

    i was tearing oh my god that is so precious

  • kanani

    I got tears in my eyes! That was beautiful. I’m happy for them (:

  • CB

    oh my gosh. my computer doesn’t even have sound but the look on her face when she saw her brother walk in was priceless. there were tears rolling down my face. that was probably the best gift ever for that little girl

  • noah grace

    oh my god i cant stop crying that was so sweet !

  • Elizabeth

    Right when he came out I cried that was so nice

  • allie

    awww…so cute!! tears…

  • susyy ♥


  • catherine

    im balling my eyes out, thats the sweetest gift.

  • Midz

    it made me cry
    awww thats sooo sweet!

  • bee

    she seems like such a sweet down to earth girl. best wishes always to her! xox

  • shermaine

    awwww that was soo cutee! the look on her face when she saw her brother for the first time in a year brought tears to my eyes

  • antonia

    awww her reaction just made me cry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! she is adorable!

  • nikki

    omggg thats the cutest thing in the entire WORLD!

  • HsmZanessaFansite21

    omg I have tears in my eyes..I love Madison..she is so cute..that was so sweet..

  • Lisa

    aww! I was seriously crying. that’s the sweetest gift ever. <3

  • awh

    awh! i cant wait to see her be the next dakota fanning. shes adorable!
    i teared up :(
    love her xoxoxoxox i hope all the troops over seas have an amazing holiday season thank you men & women for serving us!

  • lulu

    aww! her face when she saw him and they wer both cryin! he looks lyk the best brother in the world! she’s so cute! x x x

  • act_sing_star

    omg thats SOOOO sweet!

  • shan

    that’s the sweetest thing, ever.
    i’m sitting here, crying my eyes out at her reaction and just how happy they both were.

  • Samantha

    Well, I just bawled my eyes out at that.

  • nel

    Oh that was so wonderful! I loved it. I got goosebumps when he came through the door.

  • faye draper

    soz av just cryed:)

  • vicki lovalo

    Ohmagosh! her face at 45 is priceless and this video made me cry!!!!!!!!! im so happy for them!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • lala

    I cried. Like, tears rolling down my cheeks.
    This was so sweet.
    The look on her face when she saw him and when she started crying just brought tears to MY eyes.

  • marz

    awww! that was soo sweet

  • sara

    i burst right into tears

  • haylee

    wow thats sweet

  • Lubnah

    ahhh that was so beautiful she has grownnn!!!!!!!! she is mi favourite actresss OMG i am gonna crryyyyyyyyy

  • http://myspace T’Asia

    I was JUst crying when mattison was crying.

>>>>>>> staging1