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By Ree Hines

He may be a big star now that he's on a hit sitcom, but Tituss Burgess still answers to his mom. And on Wednesday morning, he really had something to answer for!

Burgess visited TODAY, but the "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" star didn't tell mom about his planned appearance on the show.

The actor was in the middle of sharing his reaction to the news that he'd been nominated for an Emmy for his supporting role on the Netflix hit — a reaction that included crying, hanging up on his agent and being unable to reach mom. And speaking of mom ...

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"Oh, my God!" he said suddenly. "I forgot to tell my mom I was going to be on the TODAY show. She gets real irritat—"

That's when he cut himself off mid-sentence, turned to the camera and tried to make it right.

Tituss Burgess
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"Mama, I hope I can still be your son when this is over with," Burgess deadpanned. "I'm so sorry, but I'm on the TODAY show."

We're sure all will be forgiven — as long as he sends her the clip above!

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Watch the video for yourself to see for more from Burgess, including some behind-the-scenes "Kimmy Schmidt" details.

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