Did Beauty and the Beast have a secret meaning? Peter K. Rosenthal from The Onion believes so. He offers up a fun theory that the beloved animated film was actually a statement about LGBT culture during the 1990s. Far-fetched? You won’t think so after hearing his points.
Rosenthal suggests Beast represents rugged, more masculine gay men aka bears while Belle is a symbol for the clean-shaven homosexuals at the time. Watch below to hear Peter’s hilarious theories about the couple’s personal journeys. You’ll never watch Beauty and the Beast the same way again.
The Onion Looks Back At ‘Beauty And The Beast’