Woman sues McDonald's for putting toys in Happy Meals

6 years ago

I was watching Nightline last night (no, the going to bed on time thing isn't working out, why do you ask?) and they had a story about Monet Parham suing McDonald's because they put toys in Happy Meals. *gasp* I know! When did that start?!

Her main reasons:

  • My baby is begging for unhealthy food just to get the toy.
  • She won't stop.

 Her solution:

  •  McDonald's needs to offer healthier choices in the Happy Meals or stop putting toys in them.

I know where she's coming from. When we were thinking about having kids, I didn't read any of those silly parenting books because I knew I could trust big corporations to have the best interest of my children in mind at all times. Oh, wait. That would be stupid.

Now, Monet says that she does tell her child, "no," but the kid keeps seeing McDonald's commercials and wants those toys soooo much. Let me fix that for you... Read more...

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