The parents of Adolf Hitler, the 5-year-old New Jersey child with the most unfortunate name, have had their newest baby, a boy named Hons Campbell, taken away from them as well. Adolf and his sisters, JoyceLynn Aryan Nation and Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie, were all taken into custody by New Jersey Youth and Family Services in 2009. The Campbells, Heath and Deborah, say they don’t know why Hons was taken, and the agency has reportedly been prohibited from talking about it. However, last year an appeals court ruled that the older children were at risk due to the parents’ “unspecified physical and psychological disabilities,” including violence in the home.
There was also apparently evidence of abuse or neglect, found by a family court, which the Campbells say is untrue — they say their children were taken because of their Nazi-inspired names. The Department of Youth and Family Services has denied that:
A DYFS spokesperson told ABCNews.com in 2009 that she could not comment on a specific case, but said children are only taken into custody if there is a suspicion of abuse or neglect.
“We would never remove a child simply based on their name,” the spokeswoman said.
Those three kids remain in foster care, while a hearing over the custody status of Hons is scheduled for today.
But..seriously, wouldn’t a nice Twilight-derived monicker have sufficed?