“We wants the redhead.”
So goes a familiar refrain in Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean, spoken by a robotic buccaneer pining for a chance to buy a wife in a scene that depicts a bridal auction.
It also became a brief rallying cry Friday for the disgruntled at Disney's fan convention, the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. A smattering of boos erupted during a panel discussion regarding the 50th anniversary of the Disneyland ride as audience members voiced their displeasure at the company's decision to remove the controversial scene.
By the end of 2018, it will be