Entertainment giant Disney has unveiled its first “plus-sized” heroine in a short film about an oversized ballet dancer dealing with “body dysmorphia.”
The obese ballet dancer in the film Reflect will mark the first time an overweight character was treated as the hero instead of as comic relief, or a villain.
The plus-sized dancer, named Bianca, is reportedly portrayed as a character “who battles her own reflection, overcoming doubt and fear by channeling her inner strength, grace and power,” the Daily Mail reported.
Disney have created their first plus-size protagonist for a powerful short film about body dysmorphia called Reflect.
In the company's 85-year history of making movies, plus-size characters have only ever featured in the roles of villain's or extras pic.twitter.com/Z1rVBHP6NZ
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) October 27, 2022
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