The LeFou Controversy… WTF?!
Last week, articles began to pop up about the boycott of Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast and I just can’t not talk about it. Why would anyone want to boycott a Disney movie? Because it slightly (trust me, it’s not that big a leap) altered the animated version of Gaston’s sidekick LeFou to make him openly gay in the live action film. https://youtu.be/qt1ldI2NhaY This was seen by some religious groups as “pushing an agenda” and “no longer a wholesome family film, as Disney used to do in the past.” Boy, was someone not paying attention to Disney movies over the years… Seems they conveniently forgot that racism, racial stereotypes, sexual harassment and attacks, death, orphans, sexist plot lines,… Read More »The LeFou Controversy… WTF?!