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It built its reputation on princesses finding their prince, living happily ever after in storylines which set the benchmark for romance for generations of children.
Now, Disney is to move firmly into a new era as it introduces its first “exclusively gay moment”, disclosing the new version of Beauty and the Beast will star a manservant exploring his sexuality.
The team have now revealed one character, LeFou, will experience Disney’s first ever “gay moment” on screen, as he struggles with his feelings for ultra-macho leading man Gaston.
In an interview with Attitude magazine, director Bill Condon said: “LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston.
“He’s confused about what he wants. It’s somebody who’s just realizing that he has these feelings.
“And Josh [Gad, who plays LeFou] makes something really subtle and delicious out of it
Le Fou sings about Gaston in the tavern Credit: Disney
“And that’s what has its pay-off at the end, which I don’t want to give away. But it is a nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie.”
originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: PhyllidaDavenport
Old Walt was a racist anti-Semite that had no problem inserting his agenda into his movies. And let's not forget the subtle sexual imagery that has been incorporated into Disney movies over the years.
Considering their history any "agenda" (especially one of inclusiveness) they push today is pretty much a non-issue.
originally posted by: Annee
Didn't he finally come out?
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: seasonal
Great, Disney has gone full retarded with their agendas.
They have been an evil corporation for years, but this is a new low even for them. Let kids be kids. They don't need to be pawns of liberal identity politics agenda in grade school.