His reputation as a much-venerated figure beloved by children across the world precedes him. There’s the minor caveat, though, that he puts the shits RIGHT UP many of them. The child pictured here, it’s probably safe to venture, is not merrily calling to her mother, “Hey, ma! I just asked for fifteen ponies and a luxury cruise liner for Christmas, is that cool?” The sentiment is more akin to THIS OLD MAN IS RIDICULOUSLY CREEPTASTIC! I THINK HE’S GOING TO EAT ME! AND HE SMELLS OF PISS!