Top 10 Most Controversial Moments In Disney History

Moments in Disney History that stirred up controversy.
The Top Ten
1 The Song of the South

For all Disney tried to bury this movie, the "Splash Mountain" ride at their theme parks was based on it and the "Br'ers" animals appeared in parades and "meet and greets". Now thanks to BLM, they're turning that ride into "New Adventures with Princess Tiana" - as if the Disney Princesses weren't overexposed and over-promoted enough!

The movie that the Disney company has tried to erase from the history books was never released on video. This was all because of its main character being a slave.

How come Song of the South gets to be banned and not The Lion King? I find The Lion King to be more offensive, in my opinion.

2 Der Fueher's Face Cartoon
3 Sunflower from Fantasia

A racist caricature from Fantasia that the Disney company to this day refuses to acknowledge its existence.

4 The Naked Woman in the Window from the Rescuers

During the scene where Bernard and Miss Bianca are flying on Orville's back, there was a brief moment in the background that shows a topless woman. Yes, you heard right. After that, more than 3.4 million copies of the movie were recalled, and the image has long been removed from the film.

5 Donald Duck Swears in the Cartoon Clock Cleaners

In the cartoon Clock Cleaners, Donald gets into a fight with the talking mainspring and calls it a "snake in the grass". Due to the nature of Donald's voice, people misinterpreted it as him swearing. The cartoon was later edited, with Donald's dialogue redubbed to have him say "aww nuts!"

6 Jessica Rabbit's Crotch Shot from Who Framed Rodger Rabbit
7 Mickey Uses Animals as Instuments in Steam Boat Willie

Now, the mere presence of the song "Turkey in the Straw" is just as controversial. Like with "Splash Mountain", you can thank BLM for that.

8 "What Made the Red Man Red" Sequence from Peter Pan

Aside from the stereotyping of Native Americans in one sequence, Tiger Lily dances very provocatively for Peter.

Besides Tiger Lily, the characters look stereotypical.

9 The Casting of Johnny Depp as Tonto in the Lone Ranger

Not many people know that Johnny Depp is part Native American himself.

10 The Lion King Poster Rumor

That's just told by people who have a perverted mind.

One of the posters for the movie is said to look like a topless girl with a thong.

The Contenders
11 The Little Mermaid Poster Rumor

And also the original VHS clamshell. They both featured the castle with the phallus in it. Later editions of the VHS changed the artwork.

12 Aladdin Allegedly Says "Take Off Your Clothes"

Prince Ali actually says "Come on, good kitty. Take off and go".

13 The Crows from Dumbo
14 "Where They Cut Off Your Ear If They Don't Like Your Face"

They altered the lyrics in the re-release of the movie and the soundtrack that was provided from not the original singer. But hey, it's home!

15 The Lion King's Unfair Treatment of Hyenas

They did the same thing to black-backed jackals in their Lion Guard show, and sadly, they didn't get sued. People should see the good in hyenas and jackals and prove Disney wrong that they should not have such a negative reputation.

A researcher who studies hyenas has sued Disney for the defamation of character in the horrible depiction of the animals as evil henchmen in the movie. Another researcher suggested a boycott of that same movie.

16 Gay Lefou in the Live-Action Version of Beauty and the Beast
17 Hungry, Hungry Donald in Mickey and the Beanstalk
18 A grown woman kisses a kid in Blank Check
19 Plagiarism in Zootopia

Gary L. Goldman from Esplanade Productions sued Disney over a copyright infringement lawsuit concerning the "original" Zootopia.

20 Sex Message in the Lion King
21 Lily James' Alleged Thin Waist in the 2015 Cinderella

It was an optical illusion as the dress was huge.

22 Dead Employee in Disneyland's America Sings
23 Mission: Space - June 2005 - June 2006
24 The Extraterrorestrial Alien Encounter
25 People Passing Out on the Avatar Flight of Passage
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