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  1. 21 Dec '13 02:03 / 1 edit
    As the future of their show lies in doubt, the Duck Dynasty clan are still making millions thanks to their megabucks Walmart merchandising deal, MailOnline can today reveal.

    The Robertson family has a merchandise empire that is estimated by Forbes to be worth about $400million - and their deal with Walmart makes up around half of this.

    And today, as Walmart refused to comment on the future of their relationship with the TV family, just one glimpse at the chainstore's website shows fans are flocking to buy Duck Dynasty merchandise amid the furor over patriach Phil Robertson's homophobic comments.

    Only in the good old US of A..... find a need,, and fill that need...
  2. 21 Dec '13 02:43
    Originally posted by Hugh Glass
    As the future of their show lies in doubt, the Duck Dynasty clan are still making millions thanks to their megabucks Walmart merchandising deal, MailOnline can today reveal.

    The Robertson family has a merchandise empire that is estimated by Forbes to be worth about $400million - and their deal with Walmart makes up around half of this.

    And today, as ...[text shortened]... 's homophobic comments.

    Only in the good old US of A..... find a need,, and fill that need...
    Yes and to be fair, Variety thinks A&E made a savvy entertainment business decision by suspending Robertson. At some level, it's all about the $.

    http://variety.com/2013/tv/news/duck-dynastys-phil-robertson-suspension-why-ae-has-played-its-cards-right-1200974512/
  3. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    21 Dec '13 03:00
    It's a meme fest. It along with other issues such as Health care and gun control have deepened the division in our country.
  4. 21 Dec '13 05:44
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    It's a meme fest. It along with other issues such as Health care and gun control have deepened the division in our country.
    To the extent that it has made more people disagree with me, that is true.