One of the more jarring things to come from the release of Disney+ is the disclaimers about “outdated cultural depictions.” While Disney has decided not to put certain offensive films in its online catalog, such as Song of the South, the company has also created disclaimers for a large amount of the older content. This includes Disney’s vintage cartoons, animated films, and live-action films. Lilly Singh, host of A Little Late with Lilly Singh on NBC, addressed those warnings in her Thursday episode.
“I think Disney missed a few other things that audiences should’ve been warned about,” she said as part of a new segment titled “Even More Disney Warnings.” In the segment, she addressed films like Sleeping Beauty, saying, “Warning: I can’t believe I have to tell you this, but kissing a passed out woman is illegal and terrible.” The Lion King was also fodder for jokes, with Singh saying, “Warning: This movie depicts gay uncles as backstabbing murderers.”
Her joke for The Princess and the Frog took aim at Disney’s lack of diversity amid their range of princess films. “Warning: Do not adjust color on your screen. Princess is actually Black,” she said.
Check out the full video below.
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