We were in disney 2 weeks ago for a family vacation. We were standing in line to meet tinkerbell and her new sister, Periwinkle.
The woman in front of us just started to talk to us. Just about disney and stuff. We were telling her the princesses we had seen and gotten pictures with, as was she.
THEN, we told her right around the corner was princess Tiana.
She said, "oh no, we don't do her....with all the voodoo and stuff." (Princess and the frog movie. Based in New Orleans and the "shadow man" who casts a voodoo spell on the prince)
I was dumbfounded. Here we are standing in line for fairies, who sprinkle fairy dust to fly and make magic happen. As well as discussing all the other princesses in disney....ya know the one's with witchs' standing over their brews or talking to their magic mirrors to cast spells.
So, what the hell is the difference??? How is "voodoo" bad, but the other magic is not???
Answer by HHx5 at 7:48 PM on Nov. 27, 2012
I didn't know there was a difference. I know a couple who won't let their kids watch disney movies because of the witches, however they let them watch Harry Potter. Don't get it, never will.
Answer by TBandNCmommy at 9:12 PM on Nov. 27, 2012
Answer by frogdawg at 3:25 PM on Nov. 28, 2012
Umm, The Shadow Man isn't the only one that practices voodoo in The Princess and The Frog. The old lady does it too. Hers just isn't as dark as The Shadow Man's. It could have to do with the ghosts and stuff too. Of course, she could have just been a closet racist and used the voodoo as a handy excuse. For me, it's all the same. There are people in Ireland that still believe in fairies. There are even still "fairy mounds" all over the countryside that no one is allowed to disturb because people are worried it will upset the fairies. People tend to forget that part of the mythology. They always seem to only focus on the bright and happy part. -Ashley
Answer by spiritguide_23 at 10:43 AM on Dec. 1, 2012