After an online petition was posted online earlier this month asking to re-brand the Splash Mountain attraction because of the racial overtones of the story the ride is based on, Disney has announced a re-branding of the ride. The original theme is from the "Song of the South" story and the new theme will come from the Disney animated film “The Princess and the Frog.”
"Today we are thrilled to share that Splash Mountain – at both Disneyland Resort in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida – will soon be completely reimagined with a new story inspired by an all-time favorite Walt Disney Animation Studios film, “The Princess and the Frog.”
Original "Song of the South" ride theme video.
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