Jay Mohr on Son's Webkinz Obsession

08/28/2008 at 10:00 AM ET

Do you know what Webkinz are? Chances are that if you’re a parent of a school-aged child, you most likely know that it’s a plush toy that comes with a secret code, so that you can take care of your pet in a virtual world. Actor Jay Mohr has found himself learning about the toys thanks to his five-year-old son Jackson. Jay, 38, now knows that "once you get one, you have to get more Webkinz to go along with that one."

Whenever we go shopping, it’s all about conquest. Every time he sees one, [it’s like] ‘Daddy. Poland. I want it!’ So I know kids are into Webkinz and kids are into Risk.

Jackson’s mom is Jay’s ex wife, former model Nicole Chamberlain. Jay is currently married to actress Nikki Cox and can next be seen in the new CBS comedy Gary Unmarried.

Source: The Deadbolt

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Jen on

Oh my goodness, Jackson is so cute. But Jay, nice socks and crocks. I see that his style has not changed that much since the time we dated. Many many years ago when we were both still in NJ.

Is that Nikki? It does not look like it. Nikki is so beautiful…

MB on

ahhh reminds me of beanie babies

Annemarie on

My oldest son is obsessed with these things! He has three and that’s the most I’m willing to deal with, ha.

Jennifer on

I wonder who the lady is (I’m just curious), it doesn’t appear to be Nikki. I too have always thought that Nikki is just so beautiful… maybe one day they’ll have babies together…that would be so nice 🙂 As for Webkinz, my daughter who is 10 is totally obsessed with them, and has too many to count! She sits forever on the computer on their website!! She loves every minute of it… and I think they’re great!

BLD on

That is his ex-wife Nicole in the picture.

Shaunie on

My younger cousins are beyond obsessed with Webkinz they each have about ten of them! They constantly fight over who gets to go on the computer first to play on “Webkinz World”!

It’s like the Beanie Babies and The Sims craze rolled into one! LOL

Elyse on

I used to work at a library and they had a Webkinz day, and from what I heard it was a good thing I wasn’t working that day! Mobs and Mobs of kids EVERYWHERE!! That was the first I have ever heard of them, and I didn’t realize how huge they were. I have to admit they are kind of cute though! They must be what Beenie Babies where in my time, only more technological. 😉