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Horrified Mom Calls Out Walmart For Selling Baby Toy That Tells Crass Jokes In Viral TikTok

TikToker Ashley Lynn was stunned to hear what was coming out of the toy remote control she got for her infant son for Christmas.

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Now that the holidays have passed, parents are getting used to the new additions to their households—the noisy cars and trucks, the talking dolls and the ridiculous number of small pieces for the royal castle.

Despite how annoying these noisy and messy toys can be, at least they're technically not inappropriate.

TikTok mom Ashley Lynn, or @mommabearash on the platform, surely would have preferred one of these other toys for her baby boy after she discovered the inappropriate nature of the jokes his new toy remote from his grandmother told.

Lynn explained nonchalantly:

"We put batteries in it, give it to my son, not paying any attention. He's going to town, chewing on it, pressing the buttons... We don't notice anything."

But they soon noticed something:

"Then my mom hears something and she calls us in, and she's like, 'It just said something about a drive-by shooting!'"

In the video, Lynn explained she wanted TikTok to "do its thing" to call out Walmart for carrying the toy, as well as Lindsay Toys for manufacturing it.

The bright yellow remote with colorful buttons appeared to be like any other noise-making toy for children. Some of the buttons played music while others made animal sounds.

The problematic button was the top one, which told inappropriate jokes.

On the video, Lynn pushed the button, which played children's music, but then told this joke:

"How many Catholic priests are required to screw a lightbulb into a socket?"
"Two. One to do the screwing and one to hear the confession."

There was also the joke Lynn's mother had heard:

"What goes clop clop, bang bang, clop clop?"
"An Amish drive-by shooting."

Lynn debated at the end of the video what to do with this toy. She wondered if a lawsuit was possible, not to receive money, but to guarantee the toy would be pulled off of the shelves.

She also debated whether to reach out to Walmart who was selling the toy, Lindsay Toys for manufacturing it or both.

You can watch the video here:

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This momma is not happy!! #wrong #notcool #wtf @Walmart #share #warning #donotbuy

Some TikTokers were equally furious about the Lindsay toy.

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Others encouraged Lynn to file a lawsuit or at least complaints with both companies.

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But some found the toy to be hilarious and wanted one for themselves.

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One TikToker wondered if the toy had been tampered with, as they also had the toy and reported it told regular "Knock Knock" and "Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road" jokes that were safe for children.

Whether it was one toy tampered with or half of them, this was clearly something that needed to be pointed out to the toy manufacturer, as well as the stores who had agreed to carry it.