At least thats what some Jehovahs Witnesses believe, according to Kyria Abrahams, author of the comedic memoir, Im Perfect, Youre Doomed: Tales From A Jehovahs Witness Upbringing (Touchstone).
Abrahams who was raised in the faith before being disfellowshipped in her early 20s was taught that Smurfs were actually little blue demons and says one kid supposedly found that out the hard way when he brought a Smurf doll to Kingdom Hall and it started cussing and running out of the church.
Although hindsight suggests this never really happened, Abrahams says she felt obligated to play it safe and only collect toys of the Snorks, which she calls the cheaper, underwater-based rip-offs.
Im Perfect, Youre Doomed hits shelves March 3, but fans are already giving Abrahams Smurfs merchandise as a way to say they enjoyed the book.
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