When feminists and Islam advocates join together under the guise of “equality for women,” you know it’s going to be bad.
In this case, Disney’s “Jasmine” character, an Arabian princess, will now be covered head to toe, sort of like a burqa, as she received a makeover after criticism from third wave feminists and Muslims.
Gone is the midriff-baring two-piece outfit the Arabian princess wears in the cartoon feature. The new costume to be worn by actresses portraying the character is long-sleeved, with a neckline that rests at the collarbone.
“Disney has slowly been rolling out brand new costumes for all the princesses in the park, and Jasmine’s one of the last to get a new look,” Hello Giggles said. “While obviously an updated wardrobe is never a bad thing, according to those in the Disney Princess know, one of the main reasons for this change is that many were complaining about Jasmine showing her stomach — which is totally understandable, especially taking young body-conscious girls into consideration.”
The Jasmine character in particular has been under fire from feminists as well as Muslim critics in recent years as an offensive role model unworthy of showcasing to impressionable young girls.
“The majority of Princess Jasmine’s numerous flaws stem from the fact that she is completely inaccurate and offensive to her culture. From the clothes she wears to the way she speaks, Jasmine does not represent Arab or Muslim women at all but rather a disgraceful woman in their culture. Unfortunately, Jasmine is not a suitable role model for young girls,” complained a woman writing at FanPop.com last year.
For goodness sake, when are the feminists ever going to understand that looking at good-looking people showing a little skin doesn’t cause depression. Absolute fraud!