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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.

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

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)

Yiiiiiiiikes.

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.

If you think we need more heroes in all sorts of body types, you could Like Melissa on Facebook or follow her on Tumblr.

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