Mesa baby wins "Best Stinky Face" contest - MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports

Mesa baby wins "Best Stinky Face" contest

Posted: Updated:
Liam Keilbart Liam Keilbart
  • Must Read HeadlinesMore>>

  • Pair Of Elephants Enjoy Some Classical Violin

    Pair Of Elephants Enjoy Some Classical Violin

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:31:25 GMT
    Elephants love peanuts, and apparently they are "huge" fans of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
    Elephants love peanuts, and apparently they are "huge" fans of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • Human skull donated to Goodwill store

    Human skull donated to Goodwill store

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:22:33 GMT
    Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.
    Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.
  • Flight returns, 2 women facing charges

    Flight returns, 2 women facing charges

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:18:43 GMT
    Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort.
    Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort.
MESA, Ariz. -

There are lots of online competitions for babies, but one Mesa mom found one that is perfect for her son: Best "stinky face" -- and she was right, he won. 

5-month-old Liam Keilbart is famous for his face.

"When he was born, he used to scowl a lot, said Liam's mother, Leila Keilbart.  "He wasn't upset, he just looked at you and stared."

And he just got better at making the faces.

"A stinky face -- as far as he goes, he just cocks his eyebrows up and down, then sticks his chin out and goes like that," explained Leila.

She found a stinky face contest online and sent in a picture.

"I knew he had a perfect picture and took a chance and he happened to win."

Liam beat out 400 other stinky face babies to win the title of best stinky face in the country and the title came with some prizes.

Along with the title and $1,000, the family got a new diaper pail and a box full of toys for little Liam.

Both parents were so surprised their son was the winner.

"I started crying.  I honestly did not think we would win.  I knew he had a great face, but there are so many entries.  You try, you know," said Leila.

There could be more Keilbart winners.  Leila and Chris are planning on having more children.

It runs in the family.  Leila's father won the most beautiful baby contest in his town in Italy.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

KTBC FOX 7
119 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 476-7777
Fax: (512) 495-7001

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices