Is Disney Contributing To Body-Shaming By Drawing Princesses THIS Way?

Little girls (and some grown up women alike) are obsessed with the fantasy worlds of Disney. For many of us, princesses like Cinderella and Jasmine were a big part of our childhood. While we longed to have their long, flowing hair and closets of elegant gowns, what we didn't notice was how the animators crafted these bells of the ball. Note Tiana for example. The width of her eyes is actually larger than the width of her waist. disney princess frozen Belle is also designed to be wide-eyed and minutely-waisted. Her cinched in look is as accurately proportioned as a Barbie doll. belle fairytale And our beloved Elsa also has a case of having eyes bigger than her stomach! elsa anna let it go Disney has been lagging in it's accurate portrayal of female bodies. Often it's strong female protagonists are drawn with these size 0 midsections and super slender frames which could potentially be damaging to the self esteems of younger viewers. The children's movie and merchandise empire has yet to change it's ways and represent more body types. rapunzel movie Perhaps a princess with muscles? Or curves? Or bigger calves and bigger feet? Making these females with realistic figures and imperfections could only contribute to their already strong personalities. merida body positivity What are your thoughts? Should Disney craft a new kind of princess? Source: Above Average Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_103752" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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