AUTHOR: Amanda Campbell

A Response to Keira Knightley’s Characterization of Ariel

Ariel and Eric dancing in Disneyland Resort's "A Christmas Fantasy" Parade

Disney Princess movies, especially the classics, have come under fire for their portrayal of women in recent years. Given this, I wasn’t entirely surprised to see an article on Facebook from the BBC with the headline “Keira Knightley bans daughter from watching Cinderella or Little Mermaid”. BBC 3 shared the following quote from Ms. Knightley¬†as A Response to Keira Knightley’s Characterization of Ariel