Top 10 Worst Female Disney Role Models

MegaSoulhero
There are quite a lot of female Disney characters out there that can be bad influences. This doesn’t mean all of them are bad characters though.

The Top Ten

1 Ariel Ariel Princess Ariel is a fictional character and the title character of Walt Disney Pictures' 28th animated film The Little Mermaid.

I don't hate her so much but she is not a good role model - Sugarcubecorner

I thought she would be number #1 before I clicked on it. - darthvadern

I like Ariel, but she's just too stubborn! - TheFourthWorld

Okay I could say she is a good role model becuase she teaches kids to follow their dreams no matter if they seem impossible. She teaches us no matter what others say follow what your heart thinks. She also teaches us to learn from our mistakes and not do them again. She teaches us to follow our heart and what it tells us to do follow it and that love can be difficult but we have to try till the end of time. Also Eric had love for Ariel that broke the spell he was under and that Eric loved her even if she was a mermaid or human or what form she teaches us that love was impossible to break even under a spell like they showed. She put Eric’s life into danger and saved it by pulling Ursula to kill flotsam and jetsam. She saved Eric’s life what we can thank her for she teaches us that land people and even if mermaids aren’t real they are equal but who knows mermaids might be real And I’m sure megasoulhero would fall in love with Ariel if she saved his life two times once for ...more

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2 Megara Megara Meg is a heroine from the Disney movie Hercules. Meg is the love interest for, the protagonist, Hercules. Meg sold her soul to Hades for her boyfriend's freedom. However, the (soon to be ex) boyfriend ended up cheating on her. Meg is scared of getting hurt again. However, once she sees how genuine Hercules's ...read more.

Megara is also a jerk for betraying Hercules when he is always loving her.

Her face and her attitude is just unbearable! - Sugarcubecorner

She is such a (air horn)! She is my least favorite character in Hercules! And that says a lot! She pretty much does nothing but make smart aleck comments. She acts like she doesn’t care about anything. Susan Egan is a great actress, but this isn’t the kind of character people should imitate. I don’t think people would want to be around other people like this. I’ve actually met people like this and they get on my nerves. It’s not cool. It’s not funny. It’s just terrible. - MegaSoulhero

3 Tinker Bell Tinker Bell Tinker Bell, is a fictional character from J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and its 1911 novelization Peter and Wendy.

Only good thing I can say about her is that she has a nice butt. Also, she’s voiced by Katara. So that’s another thing worth noting. Tink has a lot of anger issues. She gets so jealous of Peter and Wendy that she actually tries to kill Wendy. Aren’t fairies supposed to be the nicest creatures alive? There have been numerous times when I have had a crush on a girl and I would often find out that the girl I have a crush on already has a boyfriend. But I don’t go out of my way to get rid of the boyfriend. I just try to get over it and move on. In some ways, Tink and I are kind of the same. She has anger issues and I have anger issues. At least I’ve been keeping my anger under control for the most part. As long as I don’t have to watch that awful Taylor Swift music video with her awful dance moves again, then I’m fine. - MegaSoulhero

4 Merida Merida Princess Merida is a fictional character from Pixar's first ever Disney Princess film, Brave. She is a talented archer who wishes that she were not destined to become the Elegant Queen of Dun Broch. She is forced into a marriage betrothal by her mother, with whom she has a very negative relationship. ...read more.

Merida is so annoying to me. First of all, she never listened to her mother, she went to a witch, got a potion, poisoned her mother with that potion, and then her mother turned into a bear. She is just a moody teen that wants everything her way, and that is just not a good lesson for kids. You are not always going to have everything your way, and that is just how life works. She runs away from her problems too and she almost got her mother killed. I do like the fact though that she doesn't think that she needs a prince like every other Disney princess out there, and it makes me happy knowing that she can at least show kids that you don't always need a man or a woman to get through life. - PerfectlyPink1210

She:
Almost killed her mom
Poisoned her mom
Is an extra moody teen
Makes dumb desicions
Made a bet with her brothers
Ran away from her problems
Over Lazy(there’s a difference from free spirit, and a couch potato)
Made a deal with a stranger
Tried to harm a wisp
Abandoned her family
Hates her family
AND EVERYONE LOVES HER

Not only does she have the worst name ever given to a Disney character, but she’s also a moody teenager. I can’t go as far as to say that she’s a bad character. I understand that she doesn’t want to be forced to marry someone she barely even knows. However, the lengths she goes through to try to stop this from happening are really uncalled for. I know she didn’t mean to turn her mother into a bear, but she shouldn’t have trusted some random witch. Hasn’t her mother ever taught her not to accept some magic food from a witch that carves wood for a living? - MegaSoulhero

5 Joy Joy Joy is the main protagonist of the 2015 Disney/Pixar animated feature film "Inside Out". She is one of the five emotions inside of Riley Andersen's mind and serves as the leader. Hence her name she is very positive and optimistic and wants nothing more but for Riley to be happy.

Amy Poehler is the most annoying thing on the planet. It’s Joy’s job to make sure that Riley is happy. Which is good, but she doesn’t realize that sometimes people need to be sad to get through life. She pretty much tries to keep Sadness away at all times. There was even a moment in the movie when she decided to leave Sadness behind and not let her go back to headquarters. She managed to learn her lesson in the end, unlike Ariel, but still. She nearly tried to kill Sadness. Inside Out is still one of my favorite Pixar movies. Joy is just not a great character or a great role model. Especially since she’s voiced by Amy Poehler. - MegaSoulhero

6 Anna Anna Princess Anna of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.

This girl really gets on my nerve! - Sugarcubecorner

Someone keeps going to my worst things about Olaf’s Frozen Adventure list each day just to keep voting for Anna. As I’m being shown in the notifications section in my messages. I literally have no idea why. And I’m pretty sure it’s just one person who’s constantly doing it. So I mainly added Anna to this list to experiment. She is still not a very good role model though. She meets a handsome guy and then is immediately willing to marry him. Even though most people don’t get engaged until after a few months or more. And these two only met on that day, started dating that day, and got engaged that day. This doesn’t make Anna a bad character though considering she hasn’t left the castle in 10 years. So she got a little two excited. Plus, she learned her lesson at the end. Still, when someone asks you for your hand in marriage after only going out for such a short time, you shouldn’t immediately say yes. Just one day isn’t enough time to get to know each other. Also, ...more - MegaSoulhero

7 Elsa Elsa Queen Elsa of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.

She is such a bad influence for kids. I remember loving this movie when it first came in theaters and I actually watched it in the theater. I thought it was a good movie, but I hate Else so much in this movie now that I think about it. I get that she ran away because she was scared, but you should really learn to face your problems head on and not run away from them, and that is not what she was teaching kids by running away. She almost killed her sister and put so many other people in danger because of her actions. I get that she was scared and felt she had to run away, but it really isn't a good lesson to learn from a Disney character. She is a bad role model, but in the end, I still think she learned from her mistakes, which is a good lesson to kids. - PerfectlyPink1210

Yeah sure. Run away from your problems. That’s definitely the smart thing to do. I wasn’t originally going to put Elsa on this list. I can understand why she ran away. She was scared and was afraid the people would attack her or something. I just needed one more character to add to this list. So I went with her. She should’ve just stayed in Arendelle and face her problems or at least try to fix what she caused. Running away doesn’t help anyone. But again, I can kind of understand why she did it. - MegaSoulhero

8 Vanellope Von Schweets Vanellope Von Schweets

She's even worse in the second movie, where she becomes a full-on manhating Tumblrina.

She’s pretty much the definition of an annoying kid. She straight up steals Ralph’s medal that he wanted so desperately to win so he can prove to everyone that bad guys can earn medals and she uses it as a coin to become a racer. If she wanted the medal so bad, she could’ve just asked. And again, she is just extremely annoying. This is the opposite of how kids should act. I don’t hate her. I think she’s adorable, but she is pretty irritating at times. I’m glad I got to see Sarah Silverman in person at the D23 Expo along with the other Disney princess voice actors. If they actually make Vanellope an official Disney princess after Wreck-it Ralph 2, that would be hilarious. - MegaSoulhero

9 Snow White Snow White Snow White is a fictional character from Disney's first ever film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves . She is Disney's first ever Disney Princess and is the only Disney Princess to have her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

Snow White is a very underrated Disney princess. I honestly consider her to be one of my favorites. Not just because she’s the very first Disney princess to ever be created, but also because she has a kind heart and she is very cute. However, I feel like she is too kind. The Evil Queen disguises herself as Miley Cyrus and tricks Snow into eating a poisonous apple. I have no idea why she would trust her. First of all, she should know better than to talk to strangers. Second of all, the Evil Queen in disguise didn’t seem very trustworthy. If I were Snow, I would’ve run away. Let this be a lesson for you. Don’t accept apples from strangers. - MegaSoulhero

10 Shank (Ralph Breaks the Internet)

Fixed that earlier comment: I don't care if she's a lesbian! You don't convince little kids to join your violent edgelord gang! Especially not behind their friend's back.

Driving like a maniac and using assault weapons is cool. And anyone who thinks otherwise is just a stupid insecure manbaby. That's the message she sends.

I don't care if she's a lesbian! You don't convince little kids to join you violent edgelord game! Especially not behind their friend's back.

The Contenders

11 Ella

Disney remakes suck. This movie for example ruins a perfectly good character. If you like this character, you probably haven’t seen the original movie. Ella is way too nice. She always sees the good in people no matter how mean they are. This is a nice trait, but sometimes you have to accept that not everyone is a good person. Just look at our current president. The original Cinderella was kind but still had a spine. Ella pretty much tells us that if you don’t do anything, something good will happen to you as shown when she gets locked in her room. Not only that, but she makes it seem like only looks matter. As if all women should care about is being pretty. The entire movie is sexist. I hate Ella. Terrible character. - MegaSoulhero

12 Vanellope Von Schweetz Vanellope Von Schweetz

Bored? Destroy your home, forsake your friend, and join a violent gang.

13 Nebula Nebula
14 Pocahontas Pocahontas Pocahontas is a title character in Disney's 33rd animated feature film Pocahontas, and its direct-to-video sequel Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World.

HECK NO

15 Cruz Ramirez
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