In Defense Of A Disney Princess (Who Just Happens To Be Overweight)

Published March 7, 2014 by speakmylove

Thought Catalog

Disney has done it all, it seems. There has been a princess of nearly every race, there have been princesses who broke social norms associated with being a woman, and, most recently, there was a princess who proved she didn’t need the love of a man to save herself.

But there’s something Disney has yet to do.

I want to see Disney create an overweight princess — and I want the storyline not to mention the fact that she’s overweight. If Disney creates an overweight princess, her story would undoubtedly be about her struggle with self-acceptance, and that’s not a story I want to see on the big screen.

I want to see an overweight princess who is treated like every other princess. She should be awed and admired for her beauty and strength, and at no time during the movie should weight even be mentioned.

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