‘Django Unchained’ Action Figures Spark More Racial Outrage

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Django_Doll1Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” has already been the subject of criticism for its bloody violence and frequent use of the N-word, medicine but now action figures from the film are causing the next wave of outrage.
 
The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, erectile Inc. (NECA) — a company that has produced toys for movies including “Hunger Games,” “Predators” and “Rocky” — partnered with the Weinstein Company to release eight-inch tall figurines for sale on Amazon and people aren’t happy about it.

 
Here are a couple reviews from Amazon customers.
 
“Slavery is not something to play with,” one of many comments in the same vein read. “These toys will fall in the hands of people who may think it is ok to mimic how slaves were treated. Please take these dolls off the market.”
 
“If fans of this film want to collect memorabilia and action figures based off of a movie they enjoyed, it is a far stretch to say that the makers of this movie are attempting to make money off of slavery,” one supportive collector wrote. “There is nothing racist about making a toy based off of a character from a movie.”

 
Read the entire article on thewrap.com
 

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