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So this is another article I'm writing based on a poll I recently done. This time the question was "Do you think a princess has to be perfect?" At the time I'm writing this, 28 people votes 61% no, 39% yes.

People are allowed to have their own opinions and thoughts, that's something I will always respect. But when the topic of perfection is up for debate, it makes me wonder if people really have any idea of how harmful being "perfect" can be.

So some of you might ask me, what's wrong with perfection? In what way can it possibly be harmful? Well, have a seat, make yourself comfortable, maybe get yourself some refreshments, because I'll be more than happy to explain.

Let me explain now why the idea of perfection is harmful.


Rose from Titanic
Rose from Titanic

So for centuries women have been taught to be polite, soft spoken, to be seen and not heard, to look as beautiful as possible, to be a porcelain doll. We're told if we act a certain way that's not the "right" way we won't find husbands or we'll be made fun of for being "different". Even girls today are taught this.

Why is this a bad thing? It's because if girls grow up thinking they're not perfect enough in anyone's eyes they start to hate themselves. And there's times where the stress can be so bad that they end up going down a dark road.

Now I love Disney, the movies, the tv shows, the actors they've had over the years, but the company itself isn't as nice as it appears to be. The company will threaten to fire their child actors if they don't act the way Disney wants them to act. If you wear a bikini that's not "family friendly"? You better hope you have a huge fanbase or you'd be getting fired on the spot. It doesn't matter how old you are, you have to look a certain way and act a certain way. Even if you're not on tv, you know how bad that kind of pressure is? It's not pleasant at all. And as mentioned before it can be so bad that you'll want to walk a dark path, like alcoholism, drugs, or self harm.




Esmeralda, I feel, is the best woman to use an example for this kind of topic. She's a character who has been talked about a lot recently and the way people here were saying reminded me of this bit of interesting trivia I read in the IMDB page of her movie.







"Esmeralda's decision to marry Phoebus at the end of her film was likely the result of the way both Quasimodo and Frollo treated her throughout the movie, according to the Madonna-Whore complex: Frollo constantly viewed Esmeralda as an evil seductress, causing him to want her as his own and threatens to kill her if she refuses, while Quasimodo instead views her as a pure, angelic being, seeing her as being only kind and caring. However, both portrayals are considered insulting to women, and Phoebus, seeing her as being feisty but good-natured, was the only male character that saw Esmeralda like a normal woman, therefore becoming her husband"

The way a lot of people talked about her was pretty much the same way Frollo would think; they focused mostly on how "inappropriate" she is, literally nothing else. There is so much more to her character than what she wears or what she did in one scene. She's also very caring and wants to protect her people.




Jasmine is another example, I've seen some negative comments toward her about how "hard she is on others" when most of the time she's in the movie is spent with her standing up for herself. She obviously doesn't want to be forced into marriage, she obviously wants more than just being trapped in the palace her whole life, and she obviously doesn't like that people are, as she said "Standing around deciding my future"






Meanwhile the men are given different treatment. Oh you don't like Esmeralda because she wears that one dress? (that was somehow too inappropriate?) Well better not watch Aladdin because he doesn't wear a shirt for half of the movie! Oh and I'd avoid Mulan too because Shang's shirtless for an entire song and there's one scene where the characters bathe which means they get naked






Oh and how could I forget the other princesses/heroines! I mean Ariel only wears a clam bra for half of her movie! And Jasmine's outfit shows her stomach! And Elsa's blue dress is so tightfitting and has that slit on her leg! so inappropriate!

We are in 2018, can we please stop judging a woman's character by what she wears? If a woman likes to wear a certain outfit then let her!

The princesses and heroines, though not real, are human beings. Human beings are not perfect. Can you think of someone in real life (and I mean real life, as in anybody you actually know, not an actor you love) who is "perfect"? Who is well-mannered and even-tempered?

In fact, the princesses themselves said they're not perfect in the upcoming Wreck it Ralph 2 movie, And instead of just picturing your favorite princesses as angels who could do no wrong, you might notice that some of them are naive, don't think things through, act like brats, aren't graceful, or aren't, as some of you would say well mannered. I mean I love Mulan, she's my number one favorite princesses but I'm still aware of her flaws. She's not graceful all the time and while she does have some good plans they don't always end perfectly (avalanche and blowing up the palace)

Also these princesses are all teenagers and people feel the need to judge them by how perfect or imperfect they are. Would you do that to a teenager in real life? As long as the teenager isn't hurting anybody or saying hurtful stuff why would it matter if they act or dress a certain way?

Let teenagers be teenagers and let women do what they want that doesn't just involve them being the porcelain dolls society wants them to be
Hello, I'm PrueFever, a 32 years old guy from Denmark and a Major Disney Fan! My all-time favorite Disney Movie is The Little Mermaid, Walt Disney's 28th full-lenght animated classic from 1989. I just love all the characters in the movie, the songs, the score and the animation. I grew up with Mermaid, it was the first Disney Movie I saw, so there's definitely nostalgic reasons as well, I'm not gonna deny that! I can always watch the movie and my mood goes up 100%! It never fails to amaze me. Also, the voice actors in this movie is spetacular! Jodi Benson is great as Ariel and even greater as...
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Hello and welcome to part one of my COUNTDOWN FOR FAVORITE COUPLE BESIDES PRINCESS/PRINCE! Part one includes the couples that I think are just hated by most as some of them break up a lovely couple. The couples in this part don't have a lot of redeeming qualities to them. Take a look. Read and comment. Also, I thought it would be fun to make little "reaction photos" to go along with the photo of the couple.

THE LAST PLACE COUPLE IS. . .

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JASMINE AND JAFAR
Jafar wanted power by any means. When his options were running out, he tried to get power another way. By marrying Jasmine. Not much...
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In lieu of my 3 year anniversary on this site (which actually took place sometime in February), I decided that I would write an article looking back on what this site has given to me and how grateful I am to have come across it. While I haven't frequented this site in months, it still holds a dear place in my heart, as well as those who I have met through this site. Well, here I go. For those of you who don't know me, this will probably be a pretty mundane article, so I wouldn't be offended it you stop reading now. If anything, this article is really for me to get out my pent up love for this...
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Look down there! It's a song analysis!
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Greetings! I'm ApplesauceDoctr, and today I present my fourth song analysis. This time though (somewhat similar to my "Reflection" analysis), I'll be comparing two songs -- "So This is Love" and "Dancing on a Cloud," both of which come from Disney's Cinderella. "Dancing on a Cloud," the deleted song, was written with the intent of doing what "So This is Love" later did -- to show how Cinderella and the prince fell in love with each other at the ball. While the two seem similar at first, further examination shows that the two are a bit different, and it gives a better understanding of why "Dancing...
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Romy Schneider as Sissi
Romy Schneider as Sissi
Hi guys, I noticed that the Disney Princess poll that you guys want to know what Disney should do about making a real-life princess. Here are the list of real-life princess and how Disney should make it into a movie about them, I'll also write down their real-life story as well.

1. Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary (Sisi)

I first discovered her while I was watching Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera in 2004, it wasn't only until that I saw the Francis Xavier Winterhalter's portrait of her in her signature star clips that Christine's dress was base on during my holiday in Vienna, Austria....
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The polls are finished and the results are in! Who is the most frightening villain of them all? Here are the rankings of the main villains from each Disney Princess film, according to the Disney Princess Fanpop Club! Thank you to everyone who voted as well as everyone who left comments! Some of your comments are shown more than once, if they applied to more than one villain. I hope you guys enjoy this and can't wait to hear what you guys think overall! :D (P.S. This is the club's rankings. For those of you who are interested in link)

12. Hans: Although the majority of fans voting did not think...
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