Between recording dialogue for "Sofia the First: The Secret Library" and getting ready to take her College Boards in real life, Ariel Winter has really been hitting the books lately.
I'm a big fan of house rentals and housesitting, having done both many times in different parts of the world, from Morocco to Carriacou in the Caribbean. Not only can it be arranged within any budget, there is no better way to learn about another country and become part of the community.
There's a sickening trend towards sexualization of girls in toys and entertainment. And there's a long-term issue, going back to Barbie's youth, with presenting girls with unhealthy and unrealistic physical ideals through toys and entertainment intended for them
I have two little girls -- two little red-headed girls, in fact -- and both absolutely swoon over Merida. Especially my 4-year-old. So, when the news broke that Disney was going to change the way Merida looks, my blood boiled.
Chapman's response is not exactly surprising; A Mighty Girl's petition -- which Chapman told the Marin Independent Journal
Editor's note: In the video above, the host misspeaks in describing Merida as "raven-haired"; she is, of course, a redhead
Snow White, you're old news. There's a new woman in town, and her bodacious red curls are taking over the spotlight. Disney has announced that it will crown Merida, the lead character from the 2012 Disney/Pixar flick "Brave," the 11th official Disney princess on May 11 in a ceremony at the Orlando, Fla., theme park's Cinderella Castle.
Despite "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" dating back to 1937, the official Disney princess effort didn't kick off until
''Brave'' hits theaters, inspiring Annie Barrett to rank beloved animated royals from unbeweaveable to wet and wild! Read