News – AU – Disney Says Muppet Show Contains “Negative Stereotypes”


A decision to prevent children from seeing the muppets because of “negative stereotypes”? put the audience in an uproar

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The Muppets on stage during the Game Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater on December 12 December 2019 in Los Angeles, California (Photo by JC Olivera / Getty Images) Source: Getty Images

Disney hit some “offensive content” Warning on the Muppet Show – prevent it from being watched by young children

Anyone watching the adventures of Kermit the Frog and Missy Piggy on Disney will now be made aware of the “stereotypes” and “mistreatment of people or cultures”

The move was revealed when Disney recently made five series of the classic show available through its Disney streaming service

At the beginning of the show, a disclaimer appears that reads, “This program contains negative depictions and / or abuse of people or cultures

“Rather than removing this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful effects, learn from it, and stimulate conversation so that together we can create a broader future”

The warning is believed to be related to the characters on the series, which were designed as stereotyped by Native Americans, Arabs and East Asians

Country singer Johnny Cash also performs in front of a Confederate flag in a season five episode

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said of Disney’s decision: “I would like to know which Muppets came up with this

“If this continues, children will not be able to watch TV programs that have not been recreated. Is nothing certain?”

â ???? We want to recognize the harmful effects, learn from them and stimulate conversation in order to create a more inclusive future togetherSource: Getty Images

On its website, Disney says that it is “dedicated to creating inspirational and aspirational-themed stories that reflect the diversity of human experience around the globe”

It comes after parents were stunned when the streaming service prevented children under the age of seven from watching Peter Pan, Dumbo, and The Aristocats over concerns that they display racist stereotypes

Disney stated that Peter Pan, published in 1953, displayed offensive stereotypes that were inappropriate for anyone under the age of seven

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News – AU – Disney says the Muppet Show contains “negative stereotypes”