Indiana photographer faces backlash over ‘A Christmas Story’ inspired newborn photo

Shelbyville, Ind. photographer Amy Haehl of Coffee Creek Studios specializes in newborn photography and this year one of her photos has gone viral. Haehl posed a sleeping baby on a couch to look like Ralphie from the movie “A Christmas Story.” In the movie, all Ralphie wants for Christmas is a BB gun and in the photo, Haehl posed the baby so it was holding a toy wooden gun just like Ralphie’s.

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People went insane, accusing her of encouraging gun violence and prompting Haehl to release a statement on her page. Some people even said they were unfollowing her page because of the photo.

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She also spoke with WIBC’s Tony Katz about the incident, which you can watch here.

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