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Disney Gets Ripped After ‘Mulan’ Remake Sneaks in ‘Thank You’ to Controversial Chinese Regime

Disney’s live-action remake of the classic 1998 animated film “Mulan” debuted on Sep. 4 to generally positive critic reviews and middling viewer reviews.

On Rotten Tomatoes, “Mulan” has 76 percent rating based on 233 critic reviews and a 54 percent rating based on 6,810 user reviews.

But a lukewarm reception from fans might be the least of Disney’s worries, as there appears to be a tidal wave of criticism headed the company’s way over what it placed in the film’s credits.

Viewers noticed something peculiar in the movie’s final credits, and the reaction was visceral, to say the least:

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Disney gave “special thanks” to a variety of entities, including several propaganda arms of the Chinese Communist Party.

That “cultural genocide” claim in the tweet above refers to the alleged detainment of more than a million Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

Damning allegations of re-education camps and outright murder have long since been levied at various Chinese government agencies. The Western Journal compiled an extensive list of the various allegations in July.

Given the normally squeaky-clean image Disney strives for, it’s particularly alarming that the company gave “special thanks” to the Chinese regime in the movie’s end credits. It’s also a searing indictment of just how much influence and power China wields throughout Hollywood.

The controversy surrounding the alleged treatment of Uighurs in China has actually sparked something seldom seen on social media in 2020 — outrage across the entire political spectrum:

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That’s also to say nothing of the fans upset with the actual quality of the movie, regardless of its connections to the brutal Chinese regime:

“Mulan” is still available to Disney+ subscribers for $30.

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