Skip to comments.Hasbro’s latest toy had a lot of parents very worried
Posted on 08/08/2020 9:06:26 AM PDT by rktman
A kids movie, Trolls World Tour, opened online in April. The venerable Hasbro toy company got a license to create troll dolls, including one in the image of the lead character, Poppy. So far, so normal.
Things got really weird, though, when a mother discovered that there was a button between the dolls legs that, when pushed, caused the doll to let out giggles and little breathy squeals. On Tuesday, she published a video describing what she found:
The Hasbro company was not slow to react. One day after the video appeared and the petition went up, Hasbro announced that it was removing the doll from store shelves and would soon have a replacement doll available. The company also tried to explain that very bizarre button:
This feature was designed to react when the doll was seated, but we recognize the placement of the sensor may be perceived as inappropriate, Hasbro spokeswoman Julie Duffy said Wednesday afternoon in an email to The Providence Journal. This was not intentional and we are happy to provide consumers with a replacement Poppy doll of similar value through our consumer care team. We are in the process of removing the item for purchase.
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"F--king right-wing Christian b@stards...."
An instant colectable and sure to be worth good money depending how many were sold before the recall.
Lots of pedophiles work in children’s entertainment.
I looked at the pictures and I have to admit it would NEVER occur to me that it was perverted or at least done on purpose.
She sits and giggles and says something.
That mom has a VERY BORING life.
Just calling it as I see it.
There’s enough real troubles in the world.
Bored moms, like the one who reported two kids joking around online and one ended up in prison for years, are one of the problems.
And make our side look silly.
Poppa Smurf like
How about taking a look there before judging on this? :)
I know that’s an above and beyond effort for us here, definitely including me :)
It’s harmless. And silly.
The button is obviously nefarious when you hear the sound on the video and see the button.
***This feature was designed to react when the doll was seated, but we recognize the placement of the sensor may be perceived as inappropriate, Hasbro spokeswoman Julie Duffy said Wednesday afternoon in an email to The Providence Journal. This was not intentional and we are happy to provide consumers with a replacement Poppy doll of similar value through our consumer care team. We are in the process of removing the item for purchase.***
I dont buy this explanation.
1. If it was designed as a feature on purpose, the package usually says something about that feature. The package does not mention that the doll makes sounds when seated.
2. You have to actively press the button to get it to make the squeals and other sounds. It doesnt happen when its just sitting there.
Hasbro is lying through their teeth. I hope the agencies that look into pedophiles and grooming take a good look at Hasbro.
I watched the video and I think the Mom is not bored. I think the sounds werent harmless. I think it is designed to groom our children.
On the Twitter feed with the video, it is pointed out that the doll's hair is in the color of the "Trans Flag" (which I didn't even know existed). It could be that someone on the animating team of the original movie (on which the doll is based) managed to sneak it in on their own to "make a statement" (like the hidden penis in poster for The Little Mermaid)
I think you’re right. It’s mind-blowing how perverted our elites have become. I don’t think anything is beyond them.
I disagree — It’s weird & creepy.
The box only shows a button on the doll’s belly, which makes her sing a song “Trolls Just Want to Have Fun”. You have to take it off of “demo mode” (how it is packaged) in order to hear all of the “special sounds and phrases”. According to more than one report I’ve seen/read, the doll “giggles” and “gasps” and “ooohhhs” when you press between her legs or sit her down. Even if it was just supposed to be cute, there was not ONE person involved in the development phase who said .. maybe we should move that button somewhere else?
You are absolutely correct as to the actual intent by this manufacturer. Sales of Hasbro’s dolls are going to go through the roof now. Bad publicity is just as good as good publicity.
Peter Griffins chin balls are the best.
You stole my post. This chick is pathetic.
Sadly, youre right. You have to side eye men and teenage boys (they offend, too) who intentionally seek out situations in which they will be around children. Be especially mindful of adult males who dont have kids of their own (that you know of) who are always happy to step up and coach, camp, hike, whatever with the local kids.
Be vigilant for signs of grooming.
And, beauteous FReeper Ladies, please talk to your single mom friends. If they are bringing new guys around their kids before the 9-12 month mark, its 2 x 4 time. Use it however you think it will be most effective. Women have to stop this sh*t. These maggots take up with single moms solely to get access to her child.
So, yes. I agree.
Wow people are whiny. It’s button for when it sits, where else are you going to put it? It’s not like they made the button look like anything. IT’S A BUTTON.
geeee....ya think? After all sketches and prototypes a new toy goes thru before it goes to market, there is no way this was anything but deliberate. Hasbro just had a fake answer ready. Also, it appears to be a button, not a sensor.
Show me on the doll where daddy touched you.
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