Sexting scandal inspires Anthony Weiner doll
6/14/2011 6:56:45 AM - AP News
This photo released Tuesday, June 14, 2011, by HeroBuilders.com, shows a doll in the likeness of Rep. Anthony Weiner being sold by the Oxford, Conn., company. The online action figure company has jumped on the Weiner sexting scandal with a doll of the U.S. congressman in two versions: censored and uncensored. The "standard" doll, shown, for $39.95 and the anatomically correct "for adults only" version for an extra $10. (AP Photo/HeroBuilders.com) The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — An online action figure company has jumped on the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal bandwagon with a doll of the New York congressman in two versions: censored and uncensored.HeroBuilders.com of Oxford, Conn., is offering the "standard" doll for $39.95 and the anatomically correct "for adults only" version for an extra $10.Both are dressed in a gym shirt and shorts with a label that reads "Tweet This."Weiner has acknowledged exchanging messages and photos that ranged from sexually suggestive to explicit with several women online.Congress on Monday approved a two-week leave of absence for Weiner while he seeks treatment.The action figure company also makes a plastic Sarah Palin, Barack and Michelle Obama and other talk-of-the-town figures.Obama on Monday said he'd resign if he were in Weiner's shoes.