Kohl's surprises 'Chewbacca Lady' with toys, masks and more laughs

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After Candace Payne became an internet sensation because of her joy over a Chewbacca mask, retailer Kohl's stepped in to keep the birthday celebration going. (KTRK)

After Candace Payne became an internet sensation because of her joy over a Chewbacca mask, retailer Kohl's stepped in to keep the birthday celebration going.

Store representatives went to Payne's home Friday to surprise her and her family with gifts from the retailer.

Payne's live video feed unveiling her newly-purchased Chewbacca mask has been viewed over 106 million times in just two days. The Texas mom said she went to Kohl's to return clothes, and while she was there, she spotted a Chewbacca mask. She was so excited by her pickup that she stayed in the parking lot to make her Facebook Live video.

Watch the full clip here:


"You want to see what I got? It's so great!" Payne said. "This is part of my birthday joy. Still rejoicing in my birthday."

Through laughter, Payne reminded viewers that the mask was for herself and not her kids.

"Stay patient people, stay patient," she said.

Once the mask was on, the video was dominated by nonstop laughter -- even to the point of tears.

Kohl's presented Payne with $2,500 in store gift cards, 10,000 rewards points and Star Wars toys for the entire family.

"Thank you!" Payne added.

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