Hmmm   Disney Inside Out Sadness doll slammed…

Hmmm:  Disney Inside Out Sadness doll slammed by father after it started expressing ‘suicidal thoughts’:

Sadness says phrases such as: “Crying makes me slow down and obsess over the weight of life’s problems.” “I’m in an emotional slump – my legs don’t work. Give me an hour.” “Goodbye friendship, hello loneliness.”

Andrew, a psychology student at the University of Highlands and Islands, branded the phrases as “toxic” and called on Disney to recall the toy from sale. The dad-of-two from Dingwall, Highlands, said: “My oldest daughter wanted to buy a doll called Sadness.

“I wasn’t terribly keen on her buying a doll called Sadness having spent the last year at uni doing psychology. I didn’t think it was a terribly good idea for mental well-being but then I thought because it was Disney, ‘what’s the harm?’ It turned out I was very very wrong.”

This from the folks that killed off Nemo’s mom? Color me surprised.

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