Aaron Paul has spoken out after a Florida mother's successfully petitioned Toys 'R Us to ban the sale of Breaking Bad figures on the basis they were "a dangerous deviation from their family friendly values".
Although Toys 'R Us said the toys' packaging "clearly notes that the items are intended for ages 15 and up" and that they were only sold "in the adult action figure area of our stores”, on Tuesday the company said it had begun to immediately remove the figures - which came with detachable sacks of fake meth - from their stores.
Nice. But Aaron Paul's response was simply perfect:
Which opens the debate up to a much wider question: what is more damaging to a child’s development? A popular doll representing perpetual gender stereotypes or a drug-making toy for over 15s?