Easy Bake Oven Controversy [VIDEO]

It’s a toy that’s been around for generations. Now, a New Jersey youngster is starting a movement to make some changes to it.

FOX News Radio’s Lilian Woo has the story:

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It’s an iconic toy, around since the 60’s. (commercial sound) Now, a New Jersey teen turning up the heat on makers of the Easy Bake Oven, to turn one out in gender neutral colors. Thirteen year-old McKenna Pope whose little brother wanted one, starting an online petition after she found them currently only available in pink and purple. The petition signed by tens of thousands even getting support from the celebrity corner. Chef Bobby Flay recalling he used one very early in his career, when he was about five and that it was a quote “putrid green”. Hasbro pointing out that it has featured boys on packaging over the years.

Lilian Woo, FOX News Radio.

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