Pepe Le Pew fired from Warner Bros
Amid Alleged Sexual Harassment Allegations
But the Me Too Movement says classic movies and cartoons need to be re-examined
for "toxic messages" within them that need to be edited.
They even singled out poor love-struck Pepe!
ROAD RUNNER CARTOONS
FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY?
Jail time for Wilie E. Coyote?
Cartoons and movies are a product of their times.
The Crows in Disney's DUMBO
would not "fly" with today's sensibilities
nor would the Indians as portrayed in Disney's PETER PAN.
But I believe they were not meant to be insulting ...
though I do not recommend Disney to re-release SONG OF THE SOUTH --
that is hard for me to view today.
Mel Brooks has said that he could not film BLAZING SADDLES in today's thin-skinned culture
even though he was satirizing racism, corrupt politics, and brutishness.
WHAT DO YOU THINK?