Toys R Us is selling Breaking Bad toys and moms are all mad over it

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  1. Shivvy

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    Award-winning show "Breaking Bad" was popular with critics, but one mom says it doesn't belong in a children's store.

    The show centers on a high school chemistry teacher named Walter White, who, upon learning he has cancer, turns to making and selling meth to ensure his family will be financially secure once he's gone.

    So it is a show for adults. That's definitely how mom Susan Schrivjer feels. She wants Toys R Us to pull toys modeled off the hit show.

    SUSAN SCHRIVJER VIA WFTX: "It's about drugs. They're selling it in a children's toy store."

    ANCHOR: "The Walter White toy dons a lab coat and comes with two beakers and a gas mask."

    SCHRIVJER: "Kids mimic their action figures."

    And the action figures come with drug paraphernalia, although the Toys R Us website doesn't come out and say that's what it is. It refers to one of Walter White's accessories as "blue crystals."

    Crystals ... as in methamphetamine.

    Toys R Us did release a statement saying the toys are meant for ages 15 and up, and they are located in the adult action- figure areas.

    Schrivjer has started a Change.org petition to get the toys removed from the shelves. In it, she asks the company to stop selling the collection both in stores and online.

    Schrivjer is not only targeting Toys R Us, but other stores sell the "Breaking Bad" toys as well.

    Barnes & Noble advertises them for ages 14-plus, and Walmart lists them for ages 15-plus.

    Although it's unclear whether the figurines are offered in the toy sections at Wal-Mart and Barnes & Noble, those two stores don't specialize in toys only, as Toys R Us does.
     
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    More fake outrage, who gives a shit
     
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    kids mimic their actions :jj:
     
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    moms are the one that knock.
     
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    I bought a Walter White bubblehead yesterday!

    Sadly not at Toys r us...
     
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    Do kids still play with toys?

    I thought it was all video games, and internet bullying, and the like....
     
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    no. im having such a tough time figuring out shopping for christmas
     
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    Pretty much almost every "toy" is inappropriate for kids :jj:
     
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    they sell WWE toys and that promotes violence too :grad:
     
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    gwartney Is there gas in the car?

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    When I was a kid you could buy toy machine guns, toy bazookas, grenades, full army outfits. Plus you could outfit yourself to kill some Indians.

    I turned out OK.....sort of.
     
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    good call. we used to play guns all the time in the neighborhood. fake shooting each other.

    can you imagine if kids played that now? some dickhead mom would call a city meeting and have the kids mentally evaluated
     
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    WGAS. Probably the most overrated tv show of the last 25 years.
     
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    A lot of moms need to shut the fuck up.
     
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    or they just need to put a dick in they mouth! BOOM!
     
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    gwartney Is there gas in the car?

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    I have a cousin who encourages her son to play with dolls. She's programming him to be gay.
     
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    this is what I'd tell those bitches:

     
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    What do you want for dinner kids?

    Mom can you cook up some Meth?
     
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    I'd buy one if it came with an 8-ball of meth.
     
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    :jerk:

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