Yes, you did just read that headline correctly.
The Disney + streaming service has become super “woke” this week.
The streaming service now says it offers a flashing warning that informs viewers about racism in the films Dumbo, Peter Pan, and Jungle Book.
The warning goes on to say.”This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.”
Disney updates content warning for racism in classic films such as Dumbo and Peter Pan https://t.co/RYXhGvhdBo
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) October 16, 2020
“Peter Pan,” “Dumbo,” “Lady and the Tramp” and “Fantasia” all have content warnings on Disney Plus https://t.co/WVLuKvF7Rv
— Variety (@Variety) October 16, 2020
“These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now,” Disney puts extended ‘racism’ trigger warning on Dumbo and Peter Pan https://t.co/XtbdQhxcYx
— Clive James Nwonka (@CJNwonka) October 16, 2020
Disney+ recently expanded on the content advisory warning included on certain films. pic.twitter.com/CfWwfLz62L