9-Year-Old Charged With Terrorism after Watching Lord of the Rings

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It’s the one ring that suspends them all.

A 9-year-old fourth-grader in Kermit, Texas, got suspended for telling a classmate he was under the spell of the “Lord of the Rings”.

The boy’s name is Aiden, and he had just seen the movie, “The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies” over the weekend.

Aiden brought a ring to school and pretended to be Bilbo Baggins.

He went up to one of his classmates and told him he was under the magical powers of the ring, and by exposing his magical powers, Aiden was then suspended.

Aiden Steward’s parents said their son had watched “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” before the incident at school.

“Kids act out movies that they see. When I watched Superman as a kid, I went outside and tried to fly. … I assure you my son lacks the magical powers necessary to threaten his friend’s existence,” Aiden’s father, Jason Steward, told the outlet.

The school didn’t see it that way, though. The school suspended Aiden for making what it called a “terroristic threat.”

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