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Disney Princesses are getting yet another makeover. In May, "Brave" heroine, Merida, was given a girly update on movie-related merchandise, sparking widespread backlash.
This time around, fans are making changes on their own, re-envisioning Anna and Elsa, the two sisters from Disney's upcoming animated feature "Frozen," well in advance of the movie's November release. That's because, in their eyes, the two new heroines conform too much to the entertainment giant's white-skinned, blonde-haired, blue-eyed aesthetic.
The Tumblr This Could Have Been Frozen includes various ethnic reboots for the sisters including casting them as Mongolian, Tibetan, Japanese, and Inuit. Artist Rachel McGuffin tweaked the race of the movie's actual poster because as she writes, "I was feeling rather hopeless about Disney's whitewashing their past characters so I went ahead and racebent their future white characters." (Disney did not respond to Yahoo! Shine's request for comment at press time.)
More on this Disney debacle after the jump.