Bin the (Easter) Bunny

From: Playboy pushes global porn brand to kids in Easter bunny film

The porn empire’s latest marketing tool is a character much loved by children for the chocolaty delights he delivers. The Easter Bunny.

Universal has just released an animated film called Hop, billed as “Candy, chicks and rock ‘n’ roll”. The film features E.B, teenage son of the Easter Bunny. Easter Bunny senior wants his child to take over the family Easter egg business. But E.B has other plans. He wants to “see the world” so runs away to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock band.

But not every bunny wants to stay in a burrow. So when E.B looks for a bed where does he go to first?

The Playboy mansion of course. When E.B is told by “celebrity narrator” Hugh Heffner that the mansion only accommodates “sexy” bunnies, E.B replies enthusiastically: “I can be sexy!”

In this coming of age story which appeals to children’s natural attraction to the Easter Bunny, E.B “learns what it takes to grow up”. The animated teen rebel, resisting his father’s wishes for him, on a journey of discovery, ends up at the Playboy mansion.

3 responses

  1. Sick. Just sick. That makes me seethe with anger, but somehow isn’t surprising.

  2. critical thinker

    You have absolutely GOT to be kidding me. Who are the writers of these so-called “kid’s movies” now-a-days?!?

    Don’t get me wrong…there was some pretty racisist/sexist stuff in the “cartoons of old”…but promoting pornography and prostitution to children? That’s gotta be a new low.

  3. Yes, it’s disgusting that a porn company is allowed to have product placement in a film that in the UK was granted a U certificate, meaning “suitable for all”. This is corporate grooming, pure and simple.

    The only remotely interesting question is whether the producers of the film went to Playboy first or the other way around?

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