Jimmy Kimmel has again issued the ‘I told my kids I ate all their Halloween candy’ TouTube Challenge. For the most part what happens in these videos is the child is in the frame and is then told by an adult(questionable) that all the kid’s Halloween candy has been eaten. Then they capture the child’s response. The children are universally sad, some tantrum, some just cry, and who internalize the sorrow(sadly these last have become used to disappointment). I don’t understand how anyone can break a child’s heart and enjoy their reaction! This is a cruel streak in society that I quite frankly find appalling.
A further concern is the people making money on these videos and the PR and advertising exploiting these sad children for profit.
I fail to understand how anyone can say this is acceptable! Perhaps we should ask the children! Take down those cruelty vids YouTube!
Another sad thing is that Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘I told my kids I ate all their Halloween candy’ YouYube Challenge is at around 1.5 billion hits. I am ashamed of them.