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9 Disney Characters You Didn’t Realize Were Overtly Racist

The Merchant from AladdinThe Merchant from Aladdin (1992)

Disney had to edit the Aladdin movie because of an insensitive reference to Middle Eastern people. A song originally stated, “Where they cut off your ear if they don’t like your face./It’s barbaric, but hey./It’s home,” in reference to Middle Eastern culture.

sebastian-crab-lobsterSebastian from The Little Mermaid (1989)

Sebastian had an incredibly bad Jamaican accent and was trying to convince Ariel (the mermaid) that life was better in the water because she wouldn’t have to work.

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5 thoughts on “9 Disney Characters You Didn’t Realize Were Overtly Racist

  1. There is racism in everything they do. It makes them feel better.

  2. Ayan Rowz says:

    Things we overlooked as a child, but as an adult, it becomes an eye-opener

  3. LaVon X Dunn says:

    Its Walt Disney, what would you expect? Always been a racist POS!

  4. I thought tht siamese cat playing the piano with chop sticks was from the aristocats…

  5. Brandi Bell says:

    Look at the time frame these where made. What do you expect?

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