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Parents angered with cursing ‘Minions’ happy meal toy

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Minions aren’t always so cute and goofy, after all — a family in Florida is furious with McDonalds after buying a Happy Meal that they say contained a profanity-spewing Minion toy.

Pierre Coffin, director of the ‘Despicable Me’ movies and what I guess we’ll call a ‘Minionese’ expert, says he’s not hearing what other people hear from the toy, Mic reports. He tells Mic, “If it was my intent to say inappropriate stuff, you'd hear it, I promise you.”

And McDonalds is of the belief that you can’t trust anything you hear from a Minion. They gave a statement to FOX28 in Ohio, saying the toys do not curse.

"Minions speak 'Minionese,' which is a random combination of many languages and nonsense words and sounds," the statement said. "'Minionese' has no translation to or meaning in any recognized language. Any perceived similarities to words used within the English language are purely coincidental."

Alright, what do you say? Profanity or Minionese? (If you ask me, I hear ba-ba-ba.)

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