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Hasbro removing Trolls doll from stores after complaints of an inappropriately placed button – CBS News

Toymaker Hasbro says it is removing a Trolls doll from store shelves after people complained that a button on the doll is inappropriately placed under its skirt. The decision comes after an online petition was created urging stores to remove the “Trolls World Tour Giggle and Sing Poppy” doll. 

The petition has massed nearly 300,000 signatures. “When you push this button on the doll’s private she gasps and giggles. This is not okay for a child’s toy! This toy needs to be removed from our stores,” reads the petition, which is addressed to Target, Walmart, Amazon, Dollar General and Family Dollar stores. 

A video of a mom demonstrating the doll’s button, which when pressed activates the doll’s voice, has gone viral on several social media platforms.

In a statement to CBS News, Julie Duffy, senior vice president of global communications at Hasbro, said: “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 is removing the “Poppy” Trolls doll from stores.


“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,” Duffy’s statement continued. 

Trolls dolls were first created in 1959 and have seen many iterations and levels of fame over the years. They are extremely popular today. 

Poppy, voiced by Anna Kendrick, is one of the main characters in the latest Trolls film. “Trolls World Tour” premiered for on-demand video streaming in April when most of the world was in quarantine, and Universal announced that it had the biggest opening day and weekend for a digital title, according to Variety. 

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Hasbro introduces Baby Yoda-themed Monopoly set just in time for May the Fourth – CNN

(CNN)Pass go, you will.

If Baby Yoda toys and face masks weren’t enough to crave your Baby Yoda obsession, you can now add the beloved “Star Wars” character to game nights because Hasbro has introduced a Baby Yoda-themed Monopoly set.
Aptly unveiled on May the Fourth, or “Star Wars Day,” the special-edition Monopoly set is inspired by The Child, but affectionately known as Baby Yoda, from “The Mandalorian” series on Disney+.
Instead of traveling around the board with the classic top hat or wheelbarrow, players will be able to choose between four equally adorable versions of Baby Yoda in different poses. There’s Baby Yoda drinking a cup of broth, Baby Yoda using the force, Baby Yoda eating a frog or Baby Yoda sitting in the Hoverpram.
The game swaps out chance and community chest cards for Camtono and Bounty Puck cards, houses and hotels for hideouts and common houses and features places and objects only the biggest Mandalorian fans will recognize, such as Razor Crest Cockpit and tracking fobs.
Monopoly: Star Wars The Child is currently available for preorder for $19.99 and is expected to ship out on its release date of September 1.

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