A woman from Fort Myers, Florida was outraged when she found action figures from the Breaking Bad television show at her local Toys R Us. She did not want her children to be exposed to these dolls based off the characters Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. If you are not familiar with the show Walter White is a high school chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin. Jesse is his sometimes dumb, lovable sidekick. The dolls come with guns, bags of money and a bag of meth. This mother could not find reason for these dolls to be in a kids toy store.
Now I loved the show Breaking Bad. I binge watched it a few months back. It was one of the best shows I have ever seen. But I watched every episode without my kids. It is obvious that a show filled with drugs and violence is not appropriate for children. When it comes to these action figures I am torn on my opinion. On one hand, the toys are labeled for 15 and up and as a parent if you don't think these toys are appropriate then don't buy them. But at the same time should little kid have these toys next to their legos and Star Wars figures.
What side of the controversy are you on? Florida Mom's side or Aaron Paul's side?