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2-year-old Ardi Rizal is said to be seriously hooked on smoking, consuming two packs of cigarettes a day. The story first ran on Metro.co.uk, who spoke with little Ardi's parents about his alleged disconcerting habit. Ardi's 26-year-old mom Diana comments: 'He's totally addicted. If he doesn't get cigarettes, he gets angry and screams and batters his head against the wall. He tells me he feels dizzy and sick.'
Of course, Ardi is brand loyal and will only smoke a premium one that costs £3.78 a day. The government has offered to purchase the Rizal family a car if they can get Ardi to kick the habit, but his parents are not overly concerned with their son's smoking. Says dad Mohammed: 'He looks pretty healthy to me. I don't see the problem.'
Taking a deep drag on his cigarette while resting on the steering wheel of his truck, he looks like a parody of a middle-aged lorry driver.
But the image covers up a much more disturbing truth: At just the tender age of two, Ardi Rizal's health has been so ruined by his 40-a-day habit that he now struggles to move by himself.
The four-stone Indonesia toddler is certainly far too unfit to run around with other children - and his condition is set to rapidly deteriorate.
Hopefully he disposes of his butts when he changes his diaper.
Ardi will smoke only one brand and his habit costs his parents £3.78 a day in Musi Banyuasin, in Indonesia's South Sumatra province.