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Mother upset over porn in brand new DVD player

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pyehac    0

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(3/30/06 - KTRK/CLEVELAND, TX) - A Cleveland area mother is outraged and offended after getting more than what she paid for at a local Wal-Mart store.

Shelley Bettis say she's now forced to answer questions she was not ready to answer because her children saw things they were too young to see. She bought a DVD player, but also got pornography.

Bettis and her three children just wanted to watch Bambi II Tuesday afternoon, but before Shelley could load the DVD in the new Apex player she had just bought, something else popped up on the screen, and it was a far cry from Bambi.

"I don't even want to tell you what I saw," said Bettis.

Already inside the player, Shelly says, was a DVD. The label was so graphic that we can't even show it to you. The material on it is pornography.

"I was floored," she said. "I felt my heart hit the ground that my children had to see that. I was disgusted."

All three of her children, the youngest just eight years old, saw the first few seconds of the DVD before Shelley lunged for the player to turn it off. Thirteen-year-old Taylor watched sex acts she didn't even know about.

"It's very gross," said Taylor. "I saw body parts I've never seen before."

Shelley bought the $34 player at a Cleveland Wal-Mart and says the box it came in had not been tampered with.

In a statement, Wal-Mart apologizes and says, "We are thoroughly investigating the matter at this time."

No one at Apex, the manufacturer, returned our calls.

In a home where the focus is on faith and morals, the wrong purchase, Bettis says, stole her children's innocence.

"For them to see what they seen, it's not right," she said.

Wal-Mart encourages Shelley to return the DVD player to the store for a full refund. In the meantime, Bettis is now exploring her legal options and also plans to have her daughters see a counselor.

*source has picture of the DVD or what appears to be an adult DVD image. NWS*

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Ivand    0

lol, a little bit of porn and she needs a counselor? crap..

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mufdvr3669    0

Bad, but seriously does her daughter really need counseling just cause she saw a few seconds of a porn? Stupid mother, she's the one that needs counseling.

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Bamsebjørn    745

I don't understand the problem. I could watch porn (secretly borrowed from my parents) when I was 6 without having any psychological damage.

Kids these days... :no:

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markjensen    101

Well, the article didn't specify it was a new, factory sealed unit. Most likely it was a return from another customer who is wondering where his copy of Super Slut Sex Challenge 4 went to... :laugh:

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mousepadtech    0

it was probably a Return that got put back on the shelf

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acoustikrage    0

it really is no use for the mother to shelter her kids like that, no matter how good her intentions are. her kids are just going to be very naive and easily taken advantage of. and one of them's 13! i'm sure she's seen a penis and a vagina in sex-ed or something.

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+Steve B    14

Its the mom that needs counseling. What a dumb a$$ b****. A few seconds and she's acting like her family was molested, robbed, also saying her childrens' innocence was taken......WTF!?

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beardedwonder    0

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saw the first few seconds of the DVD before Shelley lunged for the player to turn it off. Thirteen-year-old Taylor watched sex acts she didn't even know about.

saw sex acts, in a few seconds? Bull****, she's told the children to say this to try and sue. She probably went to put the DVD in spotted the porn and then started scheming. Kids have to learn about sex sometime can't leave it to the schools.

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chopyaedoff    0

Why can't I be as lucky as that :p

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tiagosilva29    952

Well, the article didn't specify it was a new, factory sealed unit. Most likely it was a return from another customer who is wondering where his copy of Super Slut Sex Challenge 4 went to... :laugh:

I needed to Google to find the hidden part... How did you knew the name of the film? :shifty:

(Which one of them is it? :rofl: The "4" is actually for 4 smolderin' hours :blink: )

I saw body parts I've never seen before.

Alien sex?

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chopyaedoff    0

saw sex acts, in a few seconds.

It take a few seconds for the DVD to load and it will show the opening ads, then a menu will most likely come up before you can play the DVD.

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benplace    65

Kinda sounds like fraud to me, how can she prove it was in the player?

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dragon2611    13

It take a few seconds for the DVD to load and it will show the opening ads, then a menu will most likely come up before you can play the DVD.

depends on the dvd, espcailly if it was a home burnt one it doesnt necceccerily need to have a menu.etc

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slyph    3

holy god that's f'n ricockulous

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Joel    27

saw sex acts, in a few seconds? Bull****, she's told the children to say this to try and sue. She probably went to put the DVD in spotted the porn and then started scheming. Kids have to learn about sex sometime can't leave it to the schools.

Most DVD players have disc memories. If the original user had stopped any DVD at any point in the playback, that's where it would start.

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Bawx    0

Kids that are raised like that grow up to be wierdos. I feel bad for the kids with a mother like that.

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Alex the man    0

ROFL Only in America

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Omn1    0

Well, it sounds pretty plausible to me... dvd players tend to remember where they were stopped, and then start right back in the same place when you press play again. Whether it keeps that memory when the power is disrupted is the main question in this suit. Regardless, if she takes legal action she will get a settlement, just because walmart is one of those companies that doesn't like to cause a whole lot of bad press (they've got enough as it is). Chances are that walmart isn't even at fault. Mostly likely it was a returned product that the customer claimed was unopened, in which case the customer would be at fault because it would be unlawful for Walmart to open the product if it supposedly wasn't open before.

Assuming the auto-resume function was intact after the power supply was interrupted, she has a farily solid case.

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hotdog666al    31

I would say that the mother got the children to seem all innocent to get more attention and stuff.

I doubt the children would have said that. A 13 year old being offended by porn? Unlikely.

"Bambi II" ? - hah. yeah right. Little innocent children.

"Bettis is now exploring her legal options" - well what else would she be doing... :rolleyes:

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Slimy    14

Whether it actually happened or not, it's being blown out of proportions. It happened, move on.

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techbeck    7,403

Oh please, body parts she never seen before? Whats that? Laff. Who wants to bet she kep the porno and is now in her bedrooms DVD play so she can ENJOY it there....

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sdb815    0

Well, the article didn't specify it was a new, factory sealed unit. Most likely it was a return from another customer who is wondering where his copy of Super Slut Sex Challenge 4 went to... :laugh:

Damn, I was wondering where I put that. I need to pay this women a visit to get my DVD back. :laugh:

What 13 year old kid thinks sex is gross? Maybe she does need to send her kids to counseling. :whistle:

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PiracyX    11

haha funny as!

Seriously tho this sort of thing would only happen in america.

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gshapiro    2

Notice how she put 'exploring legal options' before getting counseling for her kid.

It's all about the money.

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