But another charge has been added to the rapsheet: She wrote to the school and said she was "really concerned" about the message her impressionable young son would take from the tale, which features a stranger kissing a woman in her sleep. You could have a conversation around it, you could talk about consent and how the princess might feel. In this version, the princess awakens after giving birth to twins. Today, some suggest, it could be again updated to remove the non-consensual kiss.
Political correctness gone mad? Maybe, but while we're on the subject of outdated ideas of femininity, women and relationships are these the other fairy tales which will be targeted next? The princess suffers because she doesn't come from a nuclear family, and is made to do the housework until she is rescued by a prince. All her problems stem from her evil stepmother, suggesting her father had no say in her upbringing and that non-traditional families are harmful.
Cinderella is rescued from a life of servitude and housework by marrying the prince Credit: An old, ugly man with power seduces his young, attractive employee, thus saving his life, riches and self-esteem from ruin.
And we're meant to go all gooey inside? Watch out, Beast, MeToo is coming for you. The Beast might need to read his HR policies Credit: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Ageism, cannibalism, sexism and a non-consensual kiss.
Well, it was, in a way. Snow White and the Huntsman , a remake, turned the princess into a warrior who trains to overthrow the evil queen with a strapping young prince to mentor her. That's more like it. Dwarves take in Snow White after she cleans their home and cooks for them Credit: With so many women now holding down bread winning jobs it's the Gran army which has been drafted in to help raise the next generation - no matter what Motherland says.
That's grandmaism right there that is.