Disney slimmed down an iconic figure, and here's why that was a really awful thing to do

Ursula (the sea witch from "The Little Mermaid") has always been considered a villain, but after listening to this, I'm thinking she's kiiiiiiind of a hero. To more people than you'd think.

The whole thing is golden, but my favorite part by far is this:

The redesign she's talking about, by the way, looks like this:

(via the Disney Blog)


Sure, Ariel had her itty-bitty seashell bikini, but Ursula "made back fat f*cking sexy." And we need more of that kind of bravery in pop culture if you ask me.

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