The actress "Frozen" Irish American Kristen Bell has criticized the fairy tale "Snow White" by the Brothers Grimm of 1812 for having allowed a man (the Prince) to kiss a sleeping girl.
Speaking to Parents magazine, Bell said she loves reading to her daughters, but "Snow White" is not appropriate.
She told the parent magazine that in the case of "Snow White", Bell used that to teach the girls a lesson about consent and talking to strangers.
Bell explained: "Every time we close Snow White, I look at my girls and ask.
"Do not you think it's strange that the prince kisses Snow White without his permission?"
Bell says he has asked his daughters. "Because you can not kiss someone if he's sleeping!"
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"Do not you think it's strange that Snow White did not ask the old witch why she needed to eat the apple?" Or where did he get that apple? I say: I would never take food from a stranger, would you? And my children are like, & # 39; No! & # 39; And I'm like, okay, I'm doing something right & # 39; "
Fair enough. In fact, one could even say that "Snow White" teaches a lesson in joyful naivete about the witch's trick. But that's not Bell's only contention with the classic fairy tale. It is the method by which Snow White wakes up from her poisonous dream that really annoys the actress.
Bell frames the scene as if the Prince were approaching a sleeping woman and decided to take advantage of her when, in fact, his kiss saves her from the destiny of eternal sleep.