Lilly Singh Mocks Disney Plus ‘Outdated Cultural Depictions’ Warnings for Racist Movies

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Lilly Singh Mocks Disney Plus ‘Outdated Cultural Depictions’ Warnings for Racist Movies
Lilly Singh lampooned Disney Plus’ disclaimer that certain older movies include “outdated cultural depictions” on her NBC show.

The YouTube and late-night TV comedian took issue with Disney’s euphemistic phrasing — pointing out that the warning is really about the “racist” tropes in decades-old movies that were made for kids.

Disney Plus includes “a bunch of classic cartoons that come from a time before anyone cared about — how do I put this lightly? — being racist,” Singh said in a segment on “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” Thursday night. She cited the crows in “Dumbo” and the jazz-club cats in “The Aristocats.”

Singh, who is Indian-Canadian, added sarcastically, “‘Outdated’: because we all know racism is dead in 2019, right? I mean, just check my YouTube comments.”

Singh offered a tongue-in-cheek list of other warnings Disney Plus should add to its catalog: “Sleeping Beauty”; “The Lion King” (“Warning: This movie depicts
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