Gender reveals can be fun, but this couple found out the hard way that things can quickly backfire…

They planned on using powder cannons to reveal the gender of their new arrival – but things took a bit of a turn after the man’s cannon fired on him instead of into the air.

These trends is getting out of hand

Thankfully no one was harmed (except for the dad’s ego), but it’s clear the crowd found it hilarious!

“Have a gender reveal they said, it will be fun they said… PSA read instructions first!” the expectant mum wrote on Facebook.