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'Django' Slave Toys


1/18/2013 8:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The controversial “Django Unchained” action figures have officially been DISCONTINUED ... after several African American groups called for a boycott of the dolls ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the toy production tell us ... shortly after advocacy groups like Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and Project Islamic Hope spoke out against the figurines ... the Weinstein Company (which produced the film) reached out to the toy company and told them to put the kibosh on the toy line ASAP.

We're told the toy company agreed, insisting they never intended to offend anyone ... and halted production immediately.

Sources tell us ... the toymakers only released somewhere in the neighborhood of 1,000 dolls before shutting down production.

We reached out to the Weinstein Company for comment, so far no word back. But earlier this week we got Christoph Waltz out in Hollywood and it sounds like the 'Django' cast has already learned the fate of the action figures.


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Phishie from Philly    

These dolls even talk. They say the n-word 110 different ways. Spike, none of your movies ever sold dolls. That to bad suckahh
Phishie from Philly

643 days ago


Congrats to them for now making those toys worth good money, and people need to get over themselves. They don't like the negative words used? So? How's always having the main villian to be a white guy (often Christian and conservative) thanks to lobbyists like the above groups not wanting their own kind depicted negatively so they instead make whites to be the monsters in everything (including Django Unchained)?

643 days ago

Real n the field    

Thats real JEW-ISH of the gold digging weinstein company to want to make more money than JEWS already have made when the EUROPEAN JEWS who were kicked out oF SPAIN, and migrated to Holland, and started the West Indies Dutch Slave company invested in Slavery ships, slave chains, etc etc

You dont see jews making HOLOCAUST dolls of them in the originally "GHETTO" flooking rail skinny and baldhead with an empty bowl in there hands..

The *ucking nerve!!.

Enjoy all the money making you can on earth,

because according to the Holy Bible .. the christ you killed, will return in all his glory and enact JUDGMENT on the WICKED!

643 days ago


Just wondering of anyone had actually looked at these dolls. These are collectors dolls for ages 17 and up. Some asked who would buy these dolls? Anyone who is a fan of the movie or of the actors would love to buy these to put in there Tarantino collection.

643 days ago


As much as people would like to no one can erase history. There were crimes committed against all races at one point. Pretending it didn't happen is as bad as punishing society today for what our ancestors did. If the human race is to progress we must understand that people are all the same...there is no black white red or brown. We are all the human race. The past isn't pretty so why do we dwell on it? Its time we make the future a better place for ALL our chilren.

643 days ago


Can't wait for Django doll version of Kim Kardashian's son or daugther.

643 days ago


My reply to 95% these comments would be who cares. Geesh, get over it already. It is entertainment at it's finest. Create the conspiracy and it will keep people talking and interested (whether they admit it or not). Next it will be that there is a huge conspiracy to create racial tension so the "white man" can bring slavery back. Laugh and move on the the next media over saturation of a headline or person...for example: Beyonce, Rihanna, Manti Te'o, Katt Williams, Lindsey Lohan, Iphones...

643 days ago

don brooks    

sharpton is a racist clown,lazy too!

643 days ago


I want one!

643 days ago


OMG - Can You say " Collectibles " - They are now !!!!

643 days ago


I Don't get it.. You can't sell these but Barbie has been teaching young women how to be a material loving whore since 1960ish

643 days ago

cecil b carter    

Ironicly they will be probably shipped back to africa and handed out with the notre dame bsc champion t shirt

643 days ago


Broomhilda is going for 5K on Amazon.

643 days ago

shantel cookies    

The dolls are a little offensive. If another holocaust movie came out and dolls were made very skinny, a concentration camp background, etc just plain offensive. Do you think for one minute Jews wouldnt be offended, think about it???

643 days ago


All seems a bit planned doesn't it, these actions and this story will make the headlines across the country and tens of thousands of potentially new customers will take an interest in the movie, then go pay to see it. (oops only happened to make 1,000 so no big loss) Wonder how many signed up for the money-go-round :D

643 days ago
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