Fans Bid Farewell To Disney World’s Splash Mountain As It Closed After 30 Years Due To Racism Assertions
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- The ride opened in 1992 and has been a popular staple of Disney World’s Magic Kingdom ever since, with celebrities like Princess Diana going for a ride.
- But the company announced in 2020 that it would shut down Splash Mountain, which was accused of having racist themes, in favor of creating a more inclusive Princess Tiana-themed ride in its place.
- “Tiana is a modern, courageous, and empowered woman, who pursues her dreams and never loses sight of what’s really important,” a blog post from Disney explained, as The Daily Wire previously reported.
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