Elsa Might Have a Girlfriend in 'Frozen 2' & Parents Have STRONG Feelings

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Children across the world fell in love with Frozen and its inspirational message to embrace yourself. But since its 2013 release, one thing that people haven't been able to let go of is the idea that Elsa could be a lesbian and that her beloved song is actually a coming-out anthem. This speculation has recently been renewed after a new interview with Frozen's writer and codirector Jennifer Lee, which gives hope to those who believe Elsa could have a girlfriend in the upcoming sequel.

  • People, of course, have seriously strong feelings about Elsa loving a lady that isn't her sister.


    During an interview with the Huffington Post, Lee was asked if they've considered introducing a female love interest for Elsa during the second movie -- and her answer has elicited strong feelings. 

    "I love everything people are saying [and] people are thinking about with our film -- that it's creating dialogue, that Elsa is this wonderful character that speaks to so many people," Lee shared. "It means the world to us that we're part of these conversations."

    "Where we're going with it, we have tons of conversations about it, and we're really conscientious about these things," she added. "For me ... Elsa's every day telling me where she needs to go, and she'll continue to tell us. I always write from character-out, and where Elsa is and what Elsa's doing in her life, she's telling me every day. We'll see where we go."

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  • Some parents flat-out hate it and won't let their kids watch it if Elsa has a girlfriend.

    "That is a horrible idea!! considering the fan base for this movie is little girls from 3-10 years old. I don't want my children being more confused than they already are," one parent wrote.

  • However, others admit that they are openly conflicted out of fear that it might confuse their kids.

    "This is hard to explain to a much younger audience..." another person wrote.

  • Others would be thrilled and are hopeful that Disney takes this chance to empower kids in the LGBTQ community.

    "Honestly I think finally having a gay princess will help kids realize that it's okay. Just like Elsa struggling with her emotions and trauma was a big point in the first movie and helps kids understand what's going on, I think this will be a good example to you children that it's okay to be who your are and love who you love, whether it's a boy, a girl, or no one at all," one person commented.    

  • But some point out that the biggest problem is the idea that Elsa needs a love interest at all.


  • They want to know, why can't she be a strong, independent woman?!

    "She doesn't need a partner! We are showing our young ones that you're no good unless you find someone to complete you!" another person wrote. "Why not show them they are fine alone!"

    "Why does she have to have a romantic partner at all. That would be a real progressive move," someone commented.

    "Why can't she remain an alpha female without a partner (male or female)? It was fine. Kids didn't even notice nor complain she was single," another added.

  • And some parents think Disney should stop pushing all love relationships on young kids period.

    "To be fair I don't like my kid watching anything with boyfriend-girlfriend relationships 'cause she's only 3 and I feel like it's too early for her to even start worrying or thinking about that, so Disney princess movies are great and all but ... let's just say our favorite is Merida," one woman wrote.

    "Why does any Disney princess need a mate at All? Kids are only young and innocent for such a short time," another added.

  • There are also those who don't have a problem with a same-sex love story, but feel strongly that it shouldn't be Elsa.

    "I am ALL for an LGBT disney figure (and I 100% truly mean that), but I don't feel Elsa is the right one. I feel when they do make one (and they will because society is now majority in support of LGBT rights and businesses side with society to make money most of the time) it should be known from the beginning she is a lesbian or he is gay. Elsa has been seen as an independent figure without a need for a man or woman, so why change that now??" another user wrote. "The big part of the movie was love is not always from a spouse, but sisterly love and needing each other can be enough. That alone was a message in itself! So, they need to make a whole new character that is LGBT instead of adding that to Elsa because I believe it just doesn't fit with the narrative they already made and then at that point they would just be adding it to please people. Give the LGBT community a character that will do them justice without it being an afterthought. Make it a forethought."

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  • But some don't see the problem: It's an easy teaching opportunity with zero confusion.

    "Also I've known young children who are confused when they may 'like' someone of the same sex so why can't this be something that would make them feel more comfortable?" one person wrote. "Even though it's a cartoon it's a powerful message that love can be between man and woman or people of the same sex and it is OK."

    "My 3-year-old daughter loves Frozen, she won't care if Elsa loves a woman or a man, she and my other kids have been taught that anyone can love anyone, it's Disney so will be lovely with a few annoying songs that stick in your head and will be played at 90% of gay weddings the year after the movie's out," one parent added.

  • Despite the drama, many are doubtful that this will ever happen, and they think people need to cool it.

    "Will never happen! Why, the same reason Oprah will never run for president because Disney is not playing when it comes to money and believe me if they did it then they would lose fans," one person wrote.

    "In my opinion, there's no way Disney would do it. No way. People freaked out over the "gay scene" in the live action Beauty and the Beast and that was but a couple of seconds and could really only be noticed if you were looking for it," another added. "Could you imagine if Elsa -- the number one selling princess in Disney merchandise -- were to be gay? There's NO WAY Disney would do it."

  • And if you still hate the idea, they suggest you take a note from Elsa and let it go ...


    "If it's not for you ... just smile and scroll on ... repeat after me everyone ... LET IT GO, LET IT GO ... 😂😂😂😂" one person wrote.

    Because some parents predict there's a bigger problem that moms and dads need to worry about ...

  • A sequel is coming -- i.e., more songs to torture parents with!

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