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In Defense Of Daveed Diggs' Sebastian & Awkwafina's Scuttle

Sebastian and Scuttle saw some divisive changes in the 2023 remake of The Little Mermaid, but many of these were justifiable. Disney's live-action remakes often invite criticism from fans who have long loved the originals. This is especially true for the classic fairytale original by Hans Christian Anderson since the 1989 animated version has been regarded as a classic for decades. Beloved characters like Scuttle and Sebastian hold an important place in the childhoods of many. Therefore, since the Little Mermaid remake changed its characters, Disney has been met with backlash.

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