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    Erin

    Heartbroken. 💔. It doesn’t need to be changed.

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    James Parsons

    so what your saying is they are taking one (admittedly) racialy sterotypical ride and replacing it for what? another racially stereotypical movie about a poor black girl raised in the bayou who warked hard all her life and has a rich white overprivledged friend, and in the end her problems are solved by marring a man and inheriting his money? hmmmm seems a silly thing to me, but hey changing a moment in the past is going to fix the damage caused in the present right? hey we might as well burn some books written by racist people. hey you like shakespeare right? pretty sure he was a shovanist but hey lets stop teaching thearter now, cause oh no hamlet and romeo and juliet arent riddled with views from the past.

  5. 23

    Paula

    No. Song of the south is not racist. The ones complaining have never seen it! I am disabled and cant do coasters. If you are going to redo ut make a way to see and ses the music and characters but not go down any hills. Have a track to go on if you are disabled pregnant or a little kid where u see it all but no hills!

  6. 22

    Emily C

    Dumb and unnecessary, why change something that people enjoy and that’s been there for 30+ years. Make a new ride.

  7. 21

    Michael Callahan

    I think it will be a wonderful ride. Good luck Disney. You will make us proud. Now if only we could get another fun water river ride with Pocahontas!

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  9. 20

    Brenda Newton

    This is so upsetting!!! Nothing was wrong with the ride or theme. I really wish they wouldn’t change it!!!!!!!

  10. 19

    Kim

    Hmmm. Not opposed to Princess and the Frog themed ride however….placing it in Frontierland works against the principle of Disney’s park theming. The utilidors under MK were created with a specific purpose in mind. They easily allow employees and characters to travel from each land without disrupting Disney’s original vision. Very sad 😞

  11. 18

    Jen

    There’s a heck of a lot of commenters who I bet are staunch capitalists in other arguments, butthurt that they’re not the target market anymore. I wonder if they were this upset when Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride was closed? Or 20,000 Leagues? Face it, people, parks need to stay current! Just bc your voices aren’t the ones that matter anymore is no reason to act like the entitled brats you’ve been for so long. Take your own advice to minorities and get over it.

  12. 17

    Sam

    I think this is a wonderful idea! growing up, I never understood what the ride was based on, and I always felt a little left out, like I wasn’t “in on the joke” because the story behind it was before my time. I know a lot of adults don’t care about how much fun children have at Disneyland, but I’m excited for my little siblings, and for all the little kids who will be inspired and feel seen, and for all of the new memories to be made!

  13. 16

    Kelsey

    This is so disappointing beyond words. You cannot erase history. I grew up riding this amazing ride and now they’re changing it to cater the “trends” now. So disgusted honestly. As an annual pass holder I have to say how sad it is, first getting rid of the red-head on pirates of the Caribbean, now THIS. There is nothing wrong with the ride now, and I gotta say me & my family might not be renewing our passes. Shame for Disney.

  14. 15

    Allysha

    Oh my god; the delicate individuals in these comments need to be taken care of. That ride is based on a FAMOUSLY racist movie, even one that Disney is ashamed to admit is their own creation. Equal rights doesn’t mean the end of yours as a white American. Get a grip, you idiots.

  15. 14

    Tori Martin

    Disney why did u have to cave in you could of make new space for that ride and not redo the splash mountain theme 🤦‍♀️

  16. 13

    Shelby

    I don’t understand why people have to make a change to a ride that has been there for a long time now. It is sad to say that Disney will not be the same without this ride. I can’t believe this is all over some guy because People can’t get over their self and just enjoy splash mountain as a ride with a bear and a fox. The theme where splash mountain is, is based on the wide west and if people don’t like it then they shouldn’t go to Disney. I have smaller children who enjoy the theme as it is and they don’t think it’s about a movie that was film in the 1900s. They see it as a cartoon with a bear, fox, and a rabbit having an agreement like in the cartons that are on tv. I will not being riding this ride if it is rethemed. It does not fit that part of Disney because you have that section with the country bears and all the wide west places. It is not right because someone has a problem and thinks to much about a theme of a ride. If that is the case then Disney should change Cinderella because she was a slave in her own house or Rapunzel for being kidnapped like come on people it is ridiculous. There are more Disney characters that have came from a bad background but look at what the outcome has become. Therefore, people need to grow up and let Disney be a kid place without judgement people thinking way into a theme of a ride

  17. 12

    CHRISTINA

    R.I.P. AMERICAN HISTORY NOW IT SEEMS LIKE IF YOUR WHITE YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO HAVE ANY HISTORY DOESNT MATTER THAT JEWISH PEOPLE AND THE IRISH HAD 10000000000 MORE OPPRESSION THAN THE AFRICANS. DONT FORGET THE JEWS WERE THE FIRST SLAVES…. IN EGYPT THEN THE IRISH WERE SECOND HERE IN AMERICA. BUT NO IT ONLY MATTERS IF YOUR DARK OF SKIN WHO IS RACIEST NOW!!!

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  18. 11

    Christina

    this is horrible! this ride was a piece of history… But apparently we as white Americans are no longer allowed to have any history. This is ridiculous.

  19. 10

    Mike Fairfield

    Has Disney not raped the world for enough money to build a new ride instead of ridding us from one of the best rides they have?

  20. 9

    Delina

    Males me sick! I don’t know if I have any desire to revisit Disneyland after this. I am so sick of the caving into the minority voice and yelling and whining while removing iconic culture and favored art. This is just too much. Shame on you Disney. If you want ed toimagine the ride you could have been creative and done something that actually fit the theme like of a mountain like transform into a pyramid and do Emperor’s New Groove. This is just pandering and makes me want to throw up.

  21. 8

    Caitlin

    This is an awful decision. The ride is NOT racist, and one could even argue that the movies itself isn’t racist. Uncle Rhemus isn’t even in the ride!!! The only characters in the ride are also involved in separate TV shows, also without uncle Rhemus. Disgusting decision, they should be ashamed of themselves. Build the princess and the frog it’s own ride.

  22. 7

    Kristi R

    That is so disappointing! As a child I remember watching the movie and enjoyed the characters. It is sad that this has now been totally wiped out. I hope this is open when we go as my son will be so upset if he can’t go on what he has been watching for months on YouTube before COVID19 hit.

  23. 6

    Barbara

    So sad our entire history of the USA is being erased! This was an innocent theme!

  24. 5

    Jacqui Livesey

    Brer Rabbit wasn’t racist! We all know this is why they are doing it. It’s a lovely innocent ride. The laughing place will be gone forever, so sad 🙁

  25. 4

    Kim Bowden

    I’m so sad!! This was a classic favorite from the laughing place to Brer Rabbit and the hanging possums, just so many memories that won’t be the same when going over the waterfall into the briers! 😩

  26. 3

    Michelle Lopez

    I love this and can’t wait to witness it!! Praying for it’s completion to be by February! 🤗🤗🤗 Whoever voiced this idea is a genius. What a perfectly appropriate change! 👑🐸✨

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