Aaron Paul continues to fight against Toys R Us’ decision to take Breaking Bad action figures off the shelves after a Florida mother started an online petition to have the toys removed from the toy store.

Toys R Us Removes Breaking Bad Toys From Stores

Florida mother Susan Schrijver launched the petition to remove Breaking Bad action figures form Toys R Us stores on Oct. 14, writing, “While the show may be compelling viewing for adults, its violent content and celebration of the drug trade make this collection unsuitable to be sold alongside Barbie dolls and Disney characters.”

The petition reached 9,000 supporters on Oct. 21, and Toys R Us announced that “the action figures have taken an ‘indefinite sabbatical’” on Oct. 22.

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Aaron Paul Twitter Rant Against Toys R Us

Paul, who starred on the hit series as meth dealer Jesse Pinkman for five years, immediately took to Twitter to express his disappointment following Toys R Us’ decision. “Wait, so Toys R Us pulled all of the Breaking Bad figures from their shelves and still sell Barbie? Hmmmm…I wonder what is more damaging?” Paul tweeted.

Paul’s Breaking Bad co-star Bryan Cranston also Tweeted about the controversy, joking, “Toys R Us puts Breaking Bad toys on ‘indefinite sabbatical.’ Word on the street is that they were sent to Belize. Nicely played Florida Mom.”

Unlike Cranston, Paul didn’t stop with just a few disapproving tweets. Instead, Paul shared a link to an opposing petition started by Daniel Pickett, asking that Toys R Us keep the Breaking Bad action figures on the shelves in their adult section – as they were before. “Anybody can walk into a store and see that these figures are NOT being ‘sold alongside Barbie dolls and Disney characters,’” Pickett wrote.

The petition for Toys R Us to continue to sell Breaking Bad action figures has reached over 60,000 signatures as of Monday, Oct. 27 – over 6 times the amount of signatures the first petition received.

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