Disney warns of content on episode of ‘Muppets’
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arc., Called Disney on Monday for its decision to slap Content warning on episode “The Muppet Show” On Disney + Streaming service after the company’s previous work in China’s controversial Xinjiang province.
“The Muppet Show”, which first aired in 1976, Disney + Friday was issued a warning ahead of select episodes with “offensive content”.
“This program includes negative portrayals and / or mistreatment of people or cultures,” the disclaimer reads. “These stereotypes were wrong then and are now wrong. Instead of removing this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful effects, learn from it and negotiate together to create a more inclusive future.”
On “Granthshala and friend, “Sen. Cotton calls the decision a” total Mickey Mouse move “after the company’s controversial choice for the film” Action “remake” Mulan “in China’s Xinjiang province, where Beijing is accused of human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslim people .
“Last year he thanked an agency of the Chinese Communist Party, responsible for the concentration camps and massacres in China’s Xinjiang province, for helping him show the film,” Cotton said.
“It’s outrageous and horrific.”
Cotton also cited the comments of Disney CEO Bob Iger in 2019, when he said that filming in the state of Georgia would be “very difficult” due to a controversial abortion bill.
“Georgia legislature yet wanted to protect unborn children [Disney] Cotton is fully prepared to work with the Chinese Communists who are responsible for the genocide against their own people, “Cotton said,” It looks really cool. “
Granthshala Business ‘Lucas Manfredi and Granthshala News’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.