It’s something that we has been divisive and intense, and here are just some comments that we’ve seen across . have wanted to see for months, but now that it’s here, a vocal collection of social media users have admonished the Walt Disney Company for the Florida parks. The
As a reminder, the according to the BBC. has hit particularly hard as the sunshine state is currently averaging 10,000 new cases per day and broke the national record by reporting 15,300 cases in one day,
Walt Disney began its last week with preview days as the and Disney’s , before the parks proper on Saturday. and EPCOT parks will follow suit on 15th.
A large portion of the internet did not share that sentiment.
Negative Walt reaction permeates across
(Quotes are taken from the ITM Facebook posts).
‘And Disney should’ve remained closed.’
‘You would have to be crazy to go there right now.’
‘DISNEY RIGHT NOW IS IRRESPONSIBLE AND DANGEROUS. IS IN NO PLACE TO BE ANYTHING.’ WALT
"There is no virus in Walt Disney World"
"Welcome Home~!" pic.twitter.com/urbgjCZ6sI
— Monkey D. Lenny (@MonkeyDLenny) July 12, 2020
The level of ignorance and greed of Walt Disney World opening The Magic Kingdom is astonishing.
— Marginally Wicked Resister (@PinkyD124) July 7, 2020
Hong Kong: "52 new Covid cases"
Hong Kong Disneyland: "Shut it down!"
Florida: "15,000 new Covid cases"
Walt Disney World: pic.twitter.com/RYMelnsdA5
— Paul L wears his damn mask (@MrItty) July 13, 2020
The other side feels WDW is right to stay open
However, there were those who saw the as a positive step;
‘They absolutely are [safe], especially compared to the grocery stores and mega stores that are open. Disney is taking extreme measures to clean everything. If you’re afraid then stay the hell home’
‘Safest place to be with all of their protocols. If you want to stay home, then stay home. I’ll be at next week.’
‘Disney is doing their part. But it’s up to the general public to follow through on their end and obey basic protocols. The moment the public fails to abide by what’s being asked is when everything is ruined for everyone else who follow directions.’
‘You all can stay home, as for me and my family we’ll be there soon, just got all of our reservations done! Took 8 hours of hold time and dropped calls and call back but we got them.’
This picture turned us into a puddle. We’re so happy to be back at Walt Disney World! ? pic.twitter.com/PAxXnaPftC
— Orlando Informer (@OrlandoInformer) July 7, 2020
Disney and other measures are in place at Walt
Each The and the rest of the Walt Disney resort as safe as can be. is enforcing strict health and safety guidelines consistent with what we’ve seen in parks around the . Temperature screenings, , and have all been employed to keep
For now, remain open. However, if the continue to soar in , Mayor Dennings said he won’t hesitate to ask Disney to re-assess operations.
Regardless of how the go, this Twitter user summarised it best. Be kind to the cast members; the just trying to do their jobs at this extraordinary time.
I don't get in Disney drama beacuse it's toxic,
I only will say please for the love of god if you plan to go to Walt Disney World please wear a mask, respect the sanitary guides,social distancing & DON'T BE A JERK to the crew and cast members working there!
— Disney TV Animation News (@DisneyTVANews) July 11, 2020
What do you think? Should Walt Disney still be open in this time of extreme ? Let us know in the comments below.