For years, Disney has been criticized for not addressing diversity in its animated characters, especially their princesses.
So when headlines emerged Thursday that the Mouse House was introducing its first Hispanic princess, there was a lot of rejoicing.
Well, now it turns out, she may not quite be Latina after all. Disney has not specified that Princess Elena is Hispanic, but rather that she's "inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore."
Wendy Carrillo, writer for The Flama, the first digital network for English-speaking Hispanic millennials, explains more.
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