Grieving families oppose Breaking Bad grave site in AlbuquerqueUPDATED 6:25 PM HST Oct 20, 2013Video Transcript
AN ONLINE PETITION TO GET A BREAKING BAD, MAKESHIFT GRAVE MOVED, IS GAINING MOMENTUM. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD FOR FICTIONAL CHARACTER WALTER WHITE .... ABOUT 500 PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED THE PETITION. KOAT ACTION SEVEN NEWS REPORTER REGINA RUIZ EXPLAINS WHY THEY FEEL THIS IS INSENSITIVE. It's going to be difficult to look up and see something going on over there that really shouldn't A REAL FUNERAL--- A REAL BURIAL SPOT-- A REAL CEMETARY...FOR A T.V. CHARACTER? THAT'S THE WAY SOME NEW MEXICAN'S FEEL AFTER SERVICES FOR BREAKING BAD'S WALTER WHITE SATURDAY AT SUNSET MEMORIAL PARK. This is too much, I bring my family here to visit their grandpa and my wife to visit her dad, to see people over there taking pictures, it's just not right ORGANIZERS OF THE PRETEND FUNERAL --- AND THE HEADSTONE PLACED AT THE CEMETARY SAY THEY ARE NOT TRYING TO DISRESPECT ANYBODY. I just saw a platform, an opportunity to raise money, and to create more tourism for Albuquerque and New Mexico, Which is much needed with economic state of life that we have here in New Mexico. THE MONEY RAISED WILL GO TO CHARITY--- BUT, FOR RESIDENTS LIKE MANUEL ARELLANO---- IT'S NOT ONLY WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW THAT'S CONCERNING. What's going to happen come Christmas, come Thanksgiving. On those hard days for me and my family. It's hard to come, when we miss my father-in-law so much, it's going to be hard to see people over there decorating something for somebody that wasn't real. FOR NOW, RESIDENTS LIKE ARELLANO WILL PUSH TO GET MORE SIGNATURES ON A PETITION---- AND GET WALTER WHITES FAUX--BURIAL SPOT MOVED SOMEWHERE ELSE. RR7N. AT THIS MOMENT, WALTER WHITE'S HEADSTONE IS NOT AT THE CEMETERY; IT'S BEEN MOVED TO VERNON'S STEAKHOUSE; AND WILL REMAIN THERE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS WHILE THE DIRT SETTLES.