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Johnny From “The Karate Kid” On Bullying

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bill-swift - November 18, 2015

In the 80's, there was no greater high school bully than Billy Zabka. His turns as Johnny in the Karate Kid and Chas in Back to School cemented his reputation as the ultimate preppy jerk that pics on the vaguely ethnic hero. He inspired generations of bullies to give wedgies and sweep legs proving that if you are blond and rich you are better than Italian kids from Newark. But Billy Zabka has changed his tune. In the video above, Zabka goes to a dojo and tells the potential Cobra Kai that bullying is wrong and that they should be nice to people.

See, this is what's wrong with America. I was bullied as a kid and I can tell you that it made me a stronger person. But today adults care about kid's feelings. You wouldn't want your precious little snowflake to have to stand up to adversity or defend themselves. Because that prepares them for real life, I'm sure. Shame on you, Johnny. 

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