13 Vicious Tweets Attacking Disney for Airing a Gay Kiss

STAR VS. THE FORCES OF EVIL - "Sleep Spells" - When Star "sleep spells," Marco tries to use psychology to cure her, but her nocturnal magic turns out to be her subconscious defenses against an interdimensional criminal trying to steal her face. This episode of "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" will air Monday, June 22 (8:30 PM - 9:00 PM ET/PT), on Disney XD. (Disney XD)

13 Vicious Tweets Attacking Disney for Airing a Gay Kiss

Social media has a lot of opinions about this.

Published March 2, 2017

Disney made strides recently by airing its first gay kissing scene during Monday's episode of popular children's cartoon Star vs. the Forces of Evil.

As expected, the scene generated a lot of buzz online, with many expressing their outrage at the network's decision to promote this kind of diversity.

In this episode of the Disney XD show, the main character, Star, and her friend Marco attended a concert where they noticed they were surrounded by kissing couples. The screen slowly captured the moment with several heterosexual couples smooching, before panning over to two men and, later in the episode, two women.

Take a look at the scene, below:

  1. While there have been several positive reactions to the kiss, with many being pleased that Disney is promoting the idea of inclusiveness to the younger generation, not everyone was this optimistic.

    Take a look at some of Twitter's disapproving reactions, below:

See one of our faves joining the Disney family in the BET Breaks video, above.

Written by John Justice

(Photo: Disney XD)


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