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  1. MacKenzie

    This is absolutely ridiculous. Thank god I have all these movies on dvd and vhs so that I can forever watch them and share them with my children in the future they are just movies everyone needs to stop thinking EVERYTHING is racist or offensive becuase it’s not they are just cartoon.

    1. Johanna Martinez

      Totally agree with you it’s ridiculous what this world is coming to that people are getting offended by every little thing.

      1. Rob Pash

        If you are white, it may seem like no big deal. But if your race is being mocked in a Disney film, it can be a real bummer.

        1. J

          You mean how white people can be mocked and stereotyped in black movies but that’s ok

        2. Charles Wallace

          Grow a pair Rob. Quit virtue signaling. I’m Black, from Philly and all this pandering is disrespectful. Not all of us grew up in father and motherless houses.

        3. Sally

          It is just showing different culturals . I think it’s ridiculous too. To all off a sudden want to complain about something irrelevant. People make it a problem bc they want to make everything a racist thing. It’s life. It’s up to us to not be racist in our waking life and love all people for who they are not be influenced over a Disney movie. What bothers me is that most movies have different voices in one movie. So to say your mad over characters in a movie . Well every race should be offended right? Think about it. I’m white and how many movies made and someone makes fun or mimics real life situations. So what that’s life. I’m not offended . Disney and cartoons are a way of enjoyment in life. Life lessons are there. Don’t be so sensitive and realize this stuff is just trivial. It’s not nothing to protest about. If I’m white I don’t mind. I don’t think anyone should mind. Those movies are not saying racist things . They are showing what life is really like sometimes and turned into a cartoon . So what!!!! And most Disney is so fantasy fictional stuff so really stop! I will never understand.

      2. Rand

        Take your argument to the Breakfast at Tiffany’s forum.

      3. Burn

        RIDICULOUS. I WATCHED ALL OF THESE AS A KID, MY CHILDREN WATCHED THEM AND MY GRANDCHILREN WATCHED THEM—ALL IF THEM.
        THE ONLY RACISM I SEE IS IN THE MINDS OF THE IGNORANT ADULTS THAT PUT THOSE THOUGHTS IN THEIR CHILDRENS MINDS. THIS WORLD IS FULL OF MORONS SPREADING THEIR STUPIDITY TO THE FUTURE OF OUR WORLD. IT IS A CARTOON-LEAVE IT ALONE.

        1. Cole Carda

          That was the most ridiculous excuse to block them. They should not have been blocked. They should forever be watched by children everywhere.

          1. Cody Hall

            Lol I love comingbere and reading thesw comments exactly you hafe to have a narrow view and be pretty ignorant we all know what stereotypes are teach your kids thendifference pretty simple

        2. Pat

          EXACTLY!!

      4. Jason Stewart

        I am so sick of cancel culture BS. The problem with people these days is that they are all so sensitive. It seems like every dang movie that comes out lately has a black hero and a white bad guy. Why is that ok but crows and cats singing songs with accents in freaking cartoons offensive? Racism isn’t being kept alive by us ‘crackers’ (I bet I won’t get in trouble for using that socially acceptable racial slur) these days. No, quite the opposite is true. Welcome to the new, more accepting and tolerant America!

        1. Tina

          Well, where was your anger toward the thousands of films being made, where people of color are villains and whites save the day? I’m pretty sure no where. Because at the end of the day, it didnt affect you. That type of imagery does not affect your ethnicity or culture. The movies are still available on the platform, under Adult profiles. This also pushes Disney message to create dialogue. Also, please research, so you and others can understand , how imagery can influence the perception of others. There was a time that where cartoons showed extreme amounts of propaganda and stereotypes to other cultures and ethnicities.

          And not every child, unless you teach understands that those images aren’t okay.

          1. Patrick

            So, your entire argument is based on the last sentence. How about people just don’t have kids until they are willing to be responsible adults and teach them? Should never be left to the government, or Disney, to raise anyone’s child.

            The world has gotten worse, not better, because of people with your views.

    2. Benjamin Borndahl

      They are still available on Disney+. Just if selected as child’s account, it is not available. So it is just being made available to be played at parents discretion. Not a big deal. Chill out.

      1. SueCM

        Exactly! I just checked under my account and they’re all still there! Parents are upset because they might have to interact with their kids a bit? Login to their accounts? Have a conversation about how to talk about racism?!
        This was an excellent move for Disney to have made. I appreciate it as the lessons learned are important to talk a with our children so they’re not repeated in the future.

        1. It was not an excellent move. Generations of kids grew up with these movies. It’s only because you look for something evil in everything that there’s a problem

          1. Rand

            Agreed. I grew up mocking those with different skin color to my own. And I hate to lose that.

        2. Elicia

          I would like Disney to make the same statement regarding all of the pedophile symbols that seem to be in a lot of their movies too.

          1. mitkit

            Amen to that! Have you heard about the pizza box on the dryer of Lilo & Stitch? Like that isn’t telling!

      2. Rob Pash

        Agreed. Such a non issue. God forbid, I have to press a couple extra buttons.

    3. Rob Pash

      Just cartoons? Way to minimize the art form.

    4. Amelia

      If there was no negative intent, why mess with it? So tired of the contemporary virtue signaling. Its as though people can’t speak for themselves, and need to be told what to be offended about. How about live your life?

    5. sfsffsf

      this is the same garbage in my country cuba!! in cuba they ban some famous hispanic singer just for sing in u.s.a is was so hard to found music in piratery!! also some american movie was ban to but they decide to pirate some of those movie! i think the internet become so comunist today!!

  2. James

    So crows are now racist because some morons see racism in everything. This has to be one of the dumbest things ever. Just stop with this cancel culture bs and being offended by everything.

    1. Kayla

      Considering the crows name was Jim…

  3. John Dorian

    So…. You press a few buttons and watch it on the adult account… Not worth making an article on this.
    F the fake outage.

    1. Jay

      Even easier create an account that allows what you want. In this case, say movies available for an 8 year old to get around it.

    2. Michael Blake

      And I say F U John!

      1. Amber

        Already figured it was just a matter of time 9 times out of 10 I let them watch on my profile anyway cause they love Nightmare Before Christmas and you can’t watch it on kids profile … ridiculous

      2. Rob

        Who is this John, and how has he got you so shook up? Real question.

    3. Benjamin Borndahl

      Yes! Agreed.

    4. Lms

      These pansies have gone too far. There is NOTHING wrong with these movies. This world so “Politically correct!” It makes me want to puke. Anything Wholesome they have to find something wrong or they are not happy.

      1. Rand

        You are living in an alternate reality. I hope you can find your way back.

    5. Rand

      I’m not convinced it is fake. These folks seem genuinely peeved.

      1. Bob

        Yeah I don’t think they’re Russian bots sadly, this is how a large percentage of our country thinks.

    6. Kari Johnson

      Funny. I was just looking at my collection of Si and Am, wondering if they would get around to criticizing them. But they are cats… Siamese cats
      Not Thai cats
      Not Thai people. And I love them. The term Siamese only refers to cats now.

  4. Kelsey

    Heck no!!! We grew up on these movies this is crazy! My kids love watching movies with me we love them all!

    1. PizzaQuack

      I like the change. No one deserves the right to choose what my kids watch but me. I will change my youngest daughter’s account to view all the content because she’s old enough. It’s not a big deal. Any platform that gives parents more warnings and power over digital content so they have the tools and power to do their job the way they want to is fantastic!

      1. Sergio Garcia

        That’s not the problem …. The problem is the reasoning behind the new policy

        1. Rand

          But what is the effect? Next to nothing. Mountain out of a molehill.

        2. How come no one mentions the way Italians are portrayed in Lady and the Tramp. Is it because they’re white? People gave to remember we are humans and therefore we all exhibit racism at times. These films were not made with the purpose of offending anyone but to entertain. Next, someone will complain about how mules were portrayed in Pinocchio. Get over it America uou accepted “make america great again” I’m sure the word greatwas a code word for something more sinister therefore let’s get over the bs.

    2. Benjamin Borndahl

      It can STILL be played on Disney+. Just not one with child restrictions. Chill out.

    3. Benjamin Borndahl

      Then don’t activate child restriction on your Disney+ account. It is that simple.

  5. Joe

    I agree this is ridiculous we need to learn from our mistakes not hide them

    1. Benjamin Borndahl

      They are not hidden. Still available on the platform. Just not a n account with child restrictions activated. It is an option to activate the censorship.

    2. Benjamin Borndahl

      It is like they rated it pg and only g ratings are available on a child restricted account. It is just left up to the parent to decide what their kid watches. It is not the offensive thing you think. Read the article before having outrage.

  6. Stephanie Harvey

    Reactions to this article= perfect examples of white privelege.

    1. Gil

      I’m Puerto Rican and I love the old movies. Disney need to stop caving down to everything people say is offensive. If people think its offensive, don’t watch them. Disney produce movies that I may not agree with, so, I dont watch them.
      Maybe people should protest and cancel their subscription

      1. Marcus

        Thank you. I wish everyone would do the same thing my mom works do when I was little. If she didn’t want me watching or found out offensive, she simply turned the channel.
        She didn’t make an announcement to the world or tell everybody else they had to do the same thing. I respect everyone’s right to freely express themselves when if I don’t agree or I am offended.

      2. Benjamin Borndahl

        Disney didn’t cave to anything. Read the damn article first. In the account, there is an option for child restrictions. Once activated it is not available for that single account. On an unrestricted account profile it can be watched. It just has let’s say a pg rating and only g ratings are available with the restriction available.

    2. Deanna

      I have been so horrified seeing people in the comments ignore the obvious racism in these cartoons. I loved these cartoons growing up so I can understand saying, “oh no I loved that movie!” But no, they are saying “there was no racism!” Which just isn’t true. Peter pan had horrible stereotypes of native americans, aristocrats had a cat playing with chopsticks and acting very stereotypical. How can you ignore these direct insults to certain races and act like they didn’t happen.

    3. Unknown296

      I love how whenever SJWs can’t produce a counter arguement, they just pull the racist “white privilege” card out of their ass. You’re acting like there’s a hidden frequency that only minorities can hear. You don’t need to be black to be able to recognize what is racist and what’s not. Take your anti white racism out of here. You’re not any better than those white supremacists.

  7. Amber

    Already figured it was just a matter of time 9 times out of 10 I let them watch on my profile anyway cause they love Nightmare Before Christmas and you can’t watch it on kids profile … ridiculous

  8. Chad

    Entertainment is where the acceptance of many differences began. The birds in Dumbo even though they seem racist now we’re actually baby steps too a wider acceptance. If people can be entertained by something generally the feel better about it and become more accepting of it. If only a little bit. A lot of little pieces eventually ad up to something big. Disney needs to learn not to look at their past through the lens of today. They also need to stop being controlled by the whims of their louder customers.

  9. AXL

    Now this is taking a page from the government stating no gender will be mentioned in the congress. Everyone will be referred to a ‘person’ instead! It’s sad that Disney is following this trend that is making our country one of a scrubbed down whitewashed society!! Give me a break! Disney just another brick in the wall!

    1. Benjamin Borndahl

      The option to have child restrictions is an option available for the client to activate. Not even close to being right. The movies are still on Disney +. Did you read the article???

  10. Sam

    Ridiculous. This country is going to hell in a handbasket. I choose what my kids watch not disney.

    1. Benjamin Borndahl

      Then don’t activate the child restrictions. They decide to place it with the pg content. Not a big deal. The option makes it so only g rated content is available with child restrictions. They can still watch it.

    2. Rand

      Way to stand tough against this unbearable oppression.

    3. BakaPenguin

      ” I choose what my kids watch not disney.”
      Good. I think Disney would agree with you. Which is why they have given YOU, and other parents, the ability to choose by offering another layer of parental control on certain movies.

  11. Rando

    Isn’t this a COPPA violation? They are tracking info under children in the age of 13.

    1. Benjamin Borndahl

      No. Because it is no different than the Neilsen ratings. You are allowed to view your ratings on your own network. That is what a streaming service is, it is the same as a television network. And this has nothing to do with mining data. It has to do with a children restriction option available for parents to select on the streaming service.

  12. Amy Asher

    What the hell!!! They will remove and or put advisories on these movies feeling as though they may be racist. To be truthful all disney movies speak horribly to each other and treat people mean, but we don’t put advisories on the ones that depict gay characters. Those are the ones that need to be removed!!!

  13. This is beyond idiocy. The Siamese cat song is adorable. My kids loved it. There is no magic left at Disney now that it’s controlled by the “everything is racist” police

    1. Derrick

      The worst part is it’s almost never the person of the culture that may be depicted, it’s the “woke white person” that feels the need to create a victim and then fight for the said victim the imagine there is. They’ve gotten getting offended on someone else’s behalf down to an art.

      1. J

        This is getting completely ridiculous.
        They censor older content because someone can force an offensive interpretation but actual controversial content gets pushed down your throat.

  14. Jim

    First they came for the mildly racist, and I did nothing. What’s next, making overtly racist material harder to find? It’s a slippery slope, is all I’m sayin.

  15. Deborah Drake

    This is ridiculous! I grew up on these movies & never put any negative or racist connotation because of them. Iwas taught they are cartoons & not real. People will find hate when they want. Shame on them.

  16. Jovita

    Sorry but not everything is black and white, ive seen cartoon characters depicting my hispanic heritage with deep accents and a bottle of tequila in hand..and guess what, i could care less, because i dont get offended by every single little thing and ive learned that they are fictional characters..this generation is so coddled and raising a bunch of panzies..those of you offended by it are ridiculous, go ahead disney go ahead and open pandoras box!!!

    1. D

      You nailed it perfectly!

  17. JS

    Well, at least they still have it available and are not censoring out said offensive scenes like some other countries do. I’d be more concerned if they removed them all together. I was a little annoyed seeing the disclaimer the other day when watching Saludos Amigos, because it felt like a jab at Walt Disney himself, but I guess I understand why they have it. This gives parents the opportunity to watch it with their kids and make it a teaching moment.

  18. Phoebe L Ho

    Feeling kind of smug that I invested in a large DVD collection instead of a Disney+ account. Knew that they would do what other streaming services do- choose what we can watch and add and subtract at will. More like Disney-.

  19. nhonair

    Oof. Next time let everyone down softly before the ads so you don’t have people freaking out in the comments because the only read the first paragraph.

  20. JP Soler

    Moron who only reads headline angered due to own idiocy and bigotry, insurrection planned for Saturday to rectify their lost privilege.

  21. Tara Fosdick

    So does this mean they block all controversial content from children( such as Out or Gender revolution, not speaking ill of anyone just saying some may not agree with that either.) Are they blocking all controversial content is my question?

  22. Jake Robinson

    I’m black I don’t have a problem with it because we all know these strerotypes aren’t true weve progressed though that and please you’re not being a savior to people of color so please stop trying to be a savior cuz you really aren’t

    1. Kiara

      This is just wrong
      These are great movies
      With great messages unlike new kid movies. Which is teaching kids to act bratty, that everything revolves around them and that being gay is a normal thing.
      I mean WHAT THE HECK !!!! Those are the movies which should be removed not perfect classics that really show kids true values as such as family and the greatness of childhood and the majestic sense of imagination.

  23. Joe

    Where do these studios/ companies get off on telling us what we can or cannot watch. This is my choice as a parent. If I want Disney as a nanny I will hire them as such

  24. Kari

    Wah wah wah. A whole bunch of parents out there like “but I didn’t want to parent my kids and have rational discussions about the world and how they should view it. I just wanted Disney to parent them for me when I plop them down in front of the TV while I scroll Facebook and Twitter because those are more important than being my child’s parent.”

    Good on Disney for finally acknowledging the incredibly racist past it’s had. These movies should be in Adult only profiles so that the parents have to start being more involved and better, and less self centered about the life they’re supposed to be raising since you know, they created said life?

    I still can’t tell which is worse though, the “outraged” parents that can’t be lazy anymore, or the fact that Disney had to step up and do this for said lazy parents because they couldn’t be bothered to in the first place?

    P.S:

    If you’re that outraged that Disney made you step up as a parent, maybe you should’ve had an abortion since you are already abdicating the parental responsibility of your children to another party? If it’s that hard to be a parent maybe you shouldn’t have had any kids?

    1. V

      Do you have children? It doesn’t sound like it.
      Allah forbid you should have any daughters!

      Enjoy being a lonely internet troll!

  25. Charles Wallace

    It’s true what they say. Even the same of tatooine find their way into the strangest of places. Should parents be concerned that a Disney plus subscription will subject then to pro gay and trans suggestions? Cancelling subscription asap.

  26. Christy

    I think people have lost sight of what happened. This isn’t the government telling you what you can and can’t watch. This is a company who has decided to change the availability of their own products on their own streaming service. They didn’t censor the movies, they put up a disclaimer, and you have to access it through an adult account. So what? It’s theirs to do with as they wish. Remember when they would sit on movies for years so they could sell more box sets when it finally did come out? At least you can watch them all now.

  27. Kay

    Your censorship is appalling! I pay for the privilege to watch the promised children movies. To remove without a rebate is false advertising and breaking our agreement. Your programming may contain some youthful content but I resent you treating me like an uneducated, uniformed child. I will merely cancel my subscription until Dec 2021!

  28. B Dawson

    Yes I am very upset! If we hide and take away all this history children and adults can’t have conversations about how things were and how they should be now. Children are capable of understanding and with these conversations children will grow and understand. Just my opinion and experience. I talked to my children early and as things came about they learned and understood the wrongs and rights.

  29. Josh

    Just goes to show how humans are nothing more than pathetically stupid crybabies anymore

    1. Dan Mongosa

      I’m a Native American and my favorite Disney movie when I was little was Peter Pan. However, the depiction of the savage stereotype “Red Indians” on Never-Never-Land started to make me cringe as I grew older. Disney even upped the Indian stereotype by creating a song in the film ptitled “What Makes the Red Man Red.” Imagine if the song title color was Black.
      Peter Pan is still my favorite Disney film, but we all agree the term “redskins” is very offensive. I have yet to meet a Native American with actual red skin.
      So Disney deciding that a short disclaimer warning of outdated racism and stereotypical scenes is fine by me.

  30. Paul

    This is really simple. You’re the adult. If you want your kid to watch it then do it from your profile.

    Mischief Managed.

  31. Justin

    Instead of Disney policing what we watch on a service we pay for just because we want the full unaltered content and at times removing it, why not focus on actually adding content that is still not available? Where is Make Mine Music?

  32. Mk

    This is totally wrong. Leave these films alone. If someone doesn’t like them they don’t have to watch them. Stop being the KGB and let us enjoy what we want to.

  33. Ariana M. Button

    It appears to me that people are to sensitive. Certain races want to be treated equal so they say, but what they really want is to be treated better then EVERYBODY! These classic films are not disrespectful, if they have some racial act, ignore it, don’t watch the movie. It was the sign of the times when these films were made. Get over it! There is plenty of movies with white people depicted as “mean or trailer trash” Do we CAUCASIANS freak out over it? NOO! I think this is absurd!

  34. Dan Mongosa

    I’m a Native American and my favorite Disney movie when I was little was Peter Pan. However, the depiction of the savage stereotype “Red Indians” on Never-Never-Land started to make me cringe as I grew older. Disney even upped the Indian stereotype by creating a song in the film ptitled “What Makes the Red Man Red.” Imagine if the song title color was Black.
    Peter Pan is still my favorite Disney film, but we all agree the term “redskins” is very offensive. I have yet to meet a Native American with actual red skin.
    So Disney deciding that a short disclaimer warning of outdated racism and stereotypical scenes is fine by me.

  35. Oscar R Landaverde Jr

    Holy crap just stop with this crap. It’s not hurting anybody and if it does just don’t watch the movies!

  36. Rachel

    Disney+ is not my children’s parent. I will decide what is and is not appropriate for them to watch. They have crossed the line on this.

  37. Such garbage! When did Disney become my child’s parent? They didn’t and I’m sorry to say I have all of those movies.. maybe Disney needs to feel it in the pocketbook when we all delete our Disney+ accounts. I am so tired of these companies trying to tell me how to raise my children. Where were you when they were barfing all over or when it was diaper time? You weren’t so stop telling me what my children can and cannot watch!

  38. Rroe

    This company is going Down Hill FAST!!

  39. Rroe

    Yes, how about the racism of out pricing a family of color’s ability to even go to Disney!

  40. Pat

    HOW FRIGGIN STUPID AND RIDICULOUS CAN AMERICA AND OTHER COUNTRIES GET. PUT ON YOUR BIG GIRL PANTIES AND QUIT YOUR DAMN BITCHING AND CRYING PEOPLE. THIS IS JUST EMBARRASSING.

  41. Tamara Dowd

    Bye, bye Disney + and Walt Disney World. I’m shutting you down. This is getting ridiculous.

  42. Marcia

    This nonsense has got to STOP! If you’re soooo offended by a cartoon, movie or song….you’ve got much bigger problems. Why not let the public decide for themselves if they want to watch…or not? Just canceled my Disney+ subscription. I’ll miss you Mandalorian, but I’ll get over it, because I’m an adult.

    1. pwjc

      You… literally can choose, Marcia. There is a button to disable turn “kid profile” off if you would prefer an unscreened experience for your child.

      1. Vanessa W

        So I guess I can see both sides of it. I am of middle eastern decent and my husband is white. We now have a daughter who loves Disney just as much as I did when I was little (and I still do). Watching these movies as a child I never thought they were racist. As an adult watching them again with my daughter I see things differently. However, that doesn’t mean I dont still pick up my daughter and dance to every silly song that comes on because I do! I am not going to have the “race talk” with my daughter until she is old enough to understand, and I will do that when I (her parent) think she is ready. Basically what I am saying is, I think Disney did enough by adding the disclaimer. Removing the content (while not a huge deal in the sense that we can just switch to my account to watch) is not really necessary. Like I said, I’m middle eastern. My family originally came to America because they were fleeing a genocide… and I LOVE Aladdin.

  43. Vanessa W

    So I guess I can see both sides of it. I am of middle eastern decent and my husband is white. We now have a daughter who loves Disney just as much as I did when I was little (and I still do). Watching these movies as a child I never thought they were racist. As an adult watching them again with my daughter I see things differently. However, that doesn’t mean I dont still pick up my daughter and dance to every silly song that comes on because I do! I am not going to have the “race talk” with my daughter until she is old enough to understand, and I will do that when I (her parent) think she is ready. Basically what I am saying is, I think Disney did enough by adding the disclaimer. Removing the content (while not a huge deal in the sense that we can just switch to my account to watch) is not really necessary. Like I said, I’m middle eastern. My family originally came to America because they were fleeing a genocide… and I LOVE Aladdin.

  44. Owen Watts

    Understand this, in the movie Dumbo, the crows are black because that’s what crows are in real life. So I don’t see how that’s a racial thing. Because what I said sort of either conflicts with the reason of why it’s racist about the crows, or it cancels out that reason.

  45. Marisa G

    Please do not. If you must, make it temporary and use your Scrooge McDuck money to create a short for each film that has the film’s characters or Mickey when it’s a live-action film explaining why we did some things wrong in our past. That while we can still enjoy these films we need to realize that some things were done incorrectly and we need to grown and heal and move forward. The world is always changing and so must we. #HealWithDisney #HelpDisneyHeal

  46. CrosswalkX

    What about Pinocchio 1940 film, that film features child abuse and slavery and heavy smoking and drinking,

    How about Pocahontas 1995 the Native Americans are called savages and there’s even a song about savages. Native Americans in real life were driven out of their homes by the white men.

    And how about The Hunchback of Norte Dame where Quasimodo is made fun of for his disabilities and deformed body and jeered at by the crowd and tortured. It makes me very sick seeing that scene in the film as I’m an autistic man and it makes me uncomfortable seeing Esmeralda being harassed by Frollo who stalks and lusts after her.

    And what about Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971 and The Rocketeer 1991? It features Nazis who where known for sending millions of people in the concentration camps during World War 2.

    Is Disney Plus going add warning labels to the outdated films or remove those films in the Disneykids profiles I’ve just mentioned? Because those Disney films I mentioned are now problematic.

    I would be interested in seeing an article on Disney Plus classic animated films that may have warning labels.

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