David Ortiz Bobblehead Discontinued Due to Being "Racially Insensitive".

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  1. Big_Chief_Stove

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    Are the lips not flattering enough or what?
     
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    Man, it sure is ugly as shit, though, lmao. They should have just stolen the design of these.

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    I think it's all about the grill...
     
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    That thing is hideous! Also, is he throwing up the black panthers fist!?
     
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    I think its because the skin tone was off
     
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    Not sure I'd say it's racially insensitive, but it definitely is quality product insensitive.
     
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    Exactly, I don't get why the Bosox couldn't have said that's why they were being discontinued.
     
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    Madmick Cerebrage Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Yet thousands of pictures of White Jesus adorn church walls across the nation...unmolested.
     
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    Exactly, I don't get why the Bosox couldn't have said that's why they were being discontinued.
    I think its the skin tone.
     
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    I totally agree, I was trying to be subtle in referencing the bobbleheads extremely pale lip color. Almost "blackface" in appearance IMO

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    Original tweeet from the RedSox's it doesn't look as offensive.
     
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    I want a Tito Ortiz bobblehead.
     
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    Looks like they stole his lips from the PJ's

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    I don't find it racist at all, it just looks like shit.
     
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    It was deemed unacceptable.


    The opinion ofv the red sox oenergy himself was:

    “It was an inaccurate portrayal of David. It doesn’t really look like David. No. 2, I personally thought it seemed to be an offensive portrayal of him and that the facial features were racially insensitive,” Kennedy said.


    So this isn't another pc run amok story. He didn't like it, he pulled the plug, he gave his reasons.

    Do we really need to debate his opinion about his product?
     
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  17. ripskater

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    Lol, I agree it's hideous. But why is it offensive? I'm missing something.
     
  18. 44nutman

    44nutman The Original Nut of Sherdog

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    I don't know about racist, but it looks like a bobble head made in an elementary art class. What a shitty looking product, quality wise.
     
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    not fat enough
     
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    Racist how
     

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