The "Django Unchained" action figures have been officially discontinued after several African American groups called for a boycott of the dolls, according to TMZ.

So, let me get this straight: Someone finds slavery action figures offensive? Geez, what's next -- outlawing gun fighting in public saloons?

Sources connected to the toy production told TMZ that shortly after advocacy groups like Al Sharpton's National Action Network and Project Islamic Hope spoke out against the figurines, "Django" producers from the Weinstein Company asked the company to stop producing the figures.

The company halted production immediately. TMZ said only about 1,000 dolls were shipped.

That sound you're hearing are the cars of toy collectors, speeding to the nearest mall.

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