Caylee Sunshine Doll

Chuck has posted a couple of times about slain F state toddler Caylee Marie Anthony. Now a Jacksonville company is coming out with a Caylee tribute doll. It's called the Caylee Sunshine Doll. On sale for only $29.99. It sings the song "You Are My Sunshine" when you push her belly button.

But the company doesn't want anyone to think it's trying to profit from tragedy, or that producing such a doll is kind of sick and twisted. After all, the company points out that the doll doesn't look exactly like Caylee. If it did, that would be "too morbid and difficult for the public."
     Posted By: Alex - Fri Jan 30, 2009
     Category: Babies





Comments
no! not cool. they shouldn't do this. i don't think this will be a positive thing for the family either. by family i mean grandparents and such not the bitch that killed her. the whole damned thing just breaks my heart.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/30/09 at 07:46 AM
I thought I read somewhere that the company decided not to release the doll for sale.

I'm waiting for the Holocaust Kids dolls to come out.
They come with their own Star of David.
They don't crap their pants like other dolls because you never feed them.
Also, when you get too old for them, they can be discarded by putting them into the oven.

It'll be great.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/30/09 at 08:24 AM
The company plans on donating a "portion" of the proceeds to charity. Unless that portion is 100%, this doll should be boycotted.
Posted by Matt in Florida on 01/30/09 at 09:11 AM
somehow the 'family' would need to give permission for this, and somehow, there must be compensation involved. profiting from the death of your (grand)child????
Posted by mrjazz on 01/30/09 at 09:55 AM
This is beyond tasteless. So much so that I don't even know what to say!
Posted by AGFH on 01/30/09 at 10:08 AM
This only confirms my belief that most big corporations are soulless monsters that twist the views of the public for their own gains.

Guilty! (even if this isn't Daily Jury Duty) 😠
Posted by DownCrisis on 01/30/09 at 11:33 AM
Matt, are you saying that profiting off the popularity of the victim in a child murder case is somehow in poor taste?
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 01/30/09 at 01:09 PM
that's just so... twisted.
Posted by Malk on 01/30/09 at 02:04 PM
OH! I had forgotten about that one. I was only 17 at the time.
Wow, they really are cold and callous.
Posted by AGFH on 01/30/09 at 05:11 PM
thanks cap'n.. missed that one. nor did they use the last name.
Posted by mrjazz on 01/30/09 at 07:28 PM
mrjazz some time ago, when they started doing those commercials where they inserted old footage of stars (elvis, john wayne, gene kelly ect.) with stars of today, i heard that once the person died their likeness could be used without permission. like it became public domain or something. the whole thing is creepy and horrible.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/30/09 at 07:46 PM
maxx- way to make a statement dude!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/30/09 at 07:47 PM
sadly yes they will canaduck. you know when i think about it i'm suprised they didn't do this with jon benet ramsey. with the big hair and full beauty pagent make up.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/30/09 at 11:28 PM
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