40-foot Minion balloon wrecks havoc on Dublin traffic
Minions, the pill-shaped yellow characters from the movies Despicable Me and Minions, and Minion-themed merchandise, have taken over nearly every corner of pop culture over the last few months. Now, disaster has struck: on a Dublin street, a 40-foot-tall Minion balloon blocked traffic until it was removed by gardai (Ireland's police force). It seems the inflatable figure originated at a McDonalds, where Minion toys have been sold in Happy Meals.
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Minions was the largest grossing movie of July. It raked in $270 million, also making it one of the top ten grossing animated films of all time.