Cinderella and the British Royal WeddingAn image showing the Disney animated characters juxtaposed with the British royal family has gone viral. But is it really what it seems?
From Robert NilesOkay, I've seen this image three times today, so being the party pooper that I am, it's time for me to shoot it down.
Posted May 12, 2011 at 9:43 PM
Here's the image: a darling compilation of images from Walt Disney's Cinderella and the recent royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, showing how life imitates art.
Unfortunately, it's a Photoshop job. Here's the original image of Cinderella and her Prince, from the animated film:
And here are the step-sisters:
Someone swapped the colors to make them match the outfits and hair color of the royal family from last month's wedding. Nice job, but it isn't the example of life imitating art that some fans have believed.
To be fair though, the Duchess really is as thin as a cartoon princess.
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From Lauren HayhurstNice one Robert! I would have been duped except Cinderella's hair is blond, everyone knows that! Pretty convincing attempt though...and Beatrice and Eugaine's hats certainly did belong to the Ugly Sisters.
Posted May 13, 2011 at 1:18 AM
From Ashleigh NoadHaha, I agree with Lauren there about the hats. The comparison of Eugenie and Beatrice to the ugly step-sisters is clever, I wouldn't have thought of that!
Posted May 13, 2011 at 2:38 AM
From Lauren HayhurstHa ha, I agree! I do think Kate and Will were very fairytale though - did you watch the footage on the day? The horse drawn carriage was gorgeous and her dress...The lace and embroidery were so beautiful.
Posted May 13, 2011 at 6:19 AM
I think I enjoyed it mostly because my husband and I celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary the very next day, so it was to get in the wedding-mood! There were no ugly sisters at my wedding though... (And I got married in purple, more Jasmin than Cinderelly!)
From Jeff ElliottIf you want something else that is pretty funny about the royal wedding (and somewhat related to Cinderella), here is a link to an article about "Operation Pumpkin"
Posted May 13, 2011 at 6:43 AM
Pretty certain this one is fake...yet funny...although it took me all of the way to the last paragraph before I was like, Hey, wait a minute...
From Robert NilesAwesome link, Jeff!
Posted May 13, 2011 at 6:54 AM
From Lauren HayhurstThat is HILARIOUS. I loved:
Posted May 13, 2011 at 7:44 AM
"Clarence House wanted a full mile," says our source. "But we said come on, play fair, she's in her wedding dress and there has to be some limit on the overtime budget."
And 'on-the-spot reconcilliation'... classic.
From Terri PierceThe hair is what caught my attention. They shouldnt have changed it to such a dark brown and more people would have just accepted it.
Posted May 13, 2011 at 3:15 PM
From Anthony MurphyI am such a dork that I caught the photoshop ;/
Posted May 13, 2011 at 4:40 PM
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