Say What?!: Texas Boy Suspended for ‘Hobbit’ Ring Threat

KERMIT, Texas – A Texan boy’s fascination with The Hobbit has gotten him in trouble with school officials.

Jason Steward, of Kermit, Texas, said it’s “unbelievable” that his 9-year-old son was suspended from school for threatening to make another student disappear.

Steward’s son, Aiden, recently brought a ring to Kermit Elementary School after seeing The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, in which Bilbo Baggins carries a magic invisibility ring.

Jason told the Odessa American that the school suspended Aiden when he said he could make a classmate invisible with the ring.

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