You’re a pretty girl. You’ve got some acting chops. You come out to Hollywood and try to give the whole thing a go, and suddenly, you’re just average. That wild hair has become a liability. Those pretty eyes are a little too dull and oh, maybe just a centimeter too close together. Those lips could be a little fuller. And that waistline, well, let’s just say you should think twice before digging into that bread basket at dinner.
It happens all the time in real life. Is it a surprise that not even our animated images are safe from enduring a few cosmetic improvements? And for Merida, the tomboyish heroine of Disney and Pixar’s Oscar-winning Brave, she apparently needed a few enhancements before being unveiled as the 11th official Disney Princess.
So, without further delay, behold, the new and “improved” Merida.