Thankfully, somebody who actually knows what’s going on gets to the bottom of it all…
Earlier today, the Internet blew up with news that Toy Story had a not-so-sweet backstory involving Andy’s unseen father and the original Woody doll from the movies.
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As the story went, Woody had actually belonged to Andy’s father, who died well before his time and passed on Woody and the gang to Andy.
The full, detailed story — which you can hear all the specific details about (below) — set Disney and Pixar fans ablaze on social media:
OMG! SO sad!
Also SO not true.
Andrew Stanton, who was a writer for every Toy Story film, thoroughly debunked that ridiculous story in one fell swoop (below):
Complete and utter fake news. Everyone go back to your homes. Nothing to see here, folks. #Iwasthere https://t.co/06j37YKKt2
— andrew stanton (@andrewstanton) June 24, 2017
So much for THAT theory.
Did you get taken in by it, Perezcious readers?!
Don’t fall for fake news online!!!