Senator Tom Cotton of R-Ark summoned Disney on Monday and decided to insert the “muppet show” on the Disney+ streaming service after the company’s previous work in China’s controversial Xinjiang province. Above content warning.
The “Puppet Show”, which was first aired in 1976, was released on Disney+ Friday, and a warning of “objectionable content” was issued before the selected series.
The disclaimer says: “This program includes negative depictions and/or abuse of people or culture.” “These stereotypes were wrong at the time and are wrong now. We don’t want to delete this content, but to acknowledge its harmful effects, Learn from it and stimulate dialogue to create a more inclusive future together.”
On “Fox & Friends,” Senator Cotton called the decision a “complete Mickey Mouse move.” people.
Cotton said: “Last year, they thanked an organization of the Chinese Communist Party that is responsible for concentration camps and genocide in China’s Xinjiang province.”
“This is shocking and shocking.”
Cotton also cited comments made by Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger in 2019 when he said that filming in Georgia would be “very difficult” due to the controversial abortion bill.
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“The Georgia Legislature wants to protect the unborn child, but [Disney] Cotton said that I am very willing to cooperate with the Chinese Communists who are responsible for the genocide of their own people. This is really shocking.
Lucas Manfredi of FOX Business and Tyler McCarthy of Fox News contributed to this report.