Disney's latest misstep — turning Merida, its most real-life heroine from "Brave," into a doe-eyed, thin-armed princess — drew ire across the Internet. Disney's much-anticipated response to the outrage was disappointing.
Two man-made tragedies have shaken Bangladesh recently: riots over Islamist demands for blasphemy laws and the garment factory collapse. Bangladesh's response to both will show how well it can meet citizens' needs. US retailers must also take responsibility for factory conditions.
The Disney Princess makeover of the ‘Brave’ character Merida, causes one chubby little red-head looking at all the curves and makeup to ask: “Is that the Evil Merida?”