Were the classic Disney princesses really just ‘waiting for a man’?

Just because they’re classics created from classics, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t analyze the messages they’re sending.

“Don’t you think that it’s weird that the prince kisses Snow White without her permission?” Kristen [Bell] said she asks her girls. “Because you can not kiss someone if they’re sleeping!” — Parents interview

“Every time we close Snow White I look at my girls and ask, ‘Don’t you think it’s weird that Snow White didn’t ask the old witch why she needed to eat the apple? Or where she got that apple?’ I say, ‘I would never take food from a stranger, would you?’ And my kids are like, ‘No!’ And I’m like, ‘Okay, I’m doing something right.’” — Parents interview

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