If you were a “90’s Kid” and grew up on the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ cartoon shows and movies, your heart probably sank this past week with the news that Michael Bay will be producing a new adaptation of the turtles, stating at a media event this past week that the turtles are “from an alien race”.

Everybody knows that the turtles mutated by a brush with radioactive ooze. This has many fans fuming. Including Robbie Rist, who was the voice of Michelangelo in the original live action movies. He posted a letter to Bay stating:” You probably don’t know me but I did some voice work on the first set of movies that you are starting to talk about sodomizing.”

Rist added, “I know believing in mutated talking turtles is kinda silly to begin with but am I supposed to be led to believe there are ninjas from another planet? The rape of our childhood memories continues … ”

Bay’s words to angry fans were simply to cool down and to trust him. Do you think Michael Bay will ruin the TMNT franchise, or will he breath new life into it?

We want to hear from you. Tweets us @POPGoesCULTURE with #TMNTPOPTALK and have your say.


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