26 Facts That Will Ruin Your Childhood

Posted on May 12 2017 - 8:56am by Elana Tomlins

We all have particular TV shows, movies, games, snacks and celebrity icons we associate with being a kid and whenever we think of them, we get super nostalgic about our childhoods.

Well, now that you’re all grown up, we hate to say that it wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows back in the “good old days.”

You might not want to hear these heartbreaking facts but trust us, your curiosity will get better of you.

Take a look at these shocking facts that may just ruin your younger years…

1. Little Red Riding Hood Ate Her Own Grandma

image source: The F Word

Charles Perrault’s original story had Little Red eat her own grandma before climbing into bed, naked, and then eaten by the wolf…

2. Flipper Committed Suicide

image source: Dolphin Project

After viewing Blackfish, many of us are now fully aware of the mistreatment of aquatic animals at marine parks. As you can imagine, in the ’60s, it was even more difficult to monitor animal welfare and this was part of the reason why Kathy, a dolphin who regularly played Flipper actually killed herself.

Richard O’Barry, her trainer, still believes that she did this because of the conditions she lived in, in captivity.