Noah Ritter came to the attention of millions of YouTube viewers and gained the nickname 'the apparently kid' after grabbing the mic during a local news report at a county fair.
That internet fame seems to have gone to the five-year-old's head, however, as in an appearance on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show he refused to repeat his signature phrase.
When asked whether 'apparently' was his favourite word he steadfastly stuck to his guns.
"Yeah, but I got over it now," Noah said, adding his new favourite word was "seriously". The Seriously Kid?
Watch the full hard-hitting interview, in two parts, below.