People Are Up in Arms About This 'Peter Rabbit' Scene

Desus and Mero discuss the boycott against the children's movie that made light of food allergies.

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Feb 14 2018, 3:11pm

This week, Sony and the makers of the new children's movie Peter Rabbit faced criticism for a scene about food allergies. In the film, Peter Rabbit attacks his human nemesis with blackberries, forcing him to use an EpiPen so he doesn't go into anaphylactic shock. Given that many kids have dangerous or deadly allergies, activists and concerned parents were upset by the scene and took to social media to start a boycott.

On Tuesday's episode of Desus & Mero, the hosts discussed this "allergy bullying" controversy, along with Peter Rabbit's lack of pants.

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