Kimmel Can't Console 'Drunk' Toys R Us Mascot

Poor Geoffrey the Giraffe
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2018 7:11 AM CDT

(Newser) – One of the 33,000 jobs now at risk with Toys R Us shutting or selling more than 700 US stores is that of mascot—and Geoffrey the Giraffe is not taking the news well. A "drunk" Geoffrey turned up on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, asking the audience, "Do you guys like toys? Well, I don’t have any because we're bankrupt!" Breaking into sobs, the giraffe complained, "All of you b----es bought toys on Amazon! Now I'm out of a job!" Geoffrey then broke into song, with Kimmel calling his rendition of an old Toys R Us jingle "the saddest thing I have ever seen," per Mediaite. Kimmel added, "Maybe Target has something for you." (Read more Jimmy Kimmel stories.)

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