She’s an outspoken feminist, an advocate for ditching makeup and now Alicia Keys has revealed herself as an opponent to the Disney classics.

 

In a new interview with Net-A-Porter’s The Edit, the Girl On Fire singer claimed she doesn’t like her sons watching Snow White because of the way in which its female protagonist is presented.

 

“I feel like it’s by design that I’m raising boys; like there’s a reason. I really feel that,” she said of her relationship with six-year-old Egypt and ten-month-old Genesis.

 

 

I might pop up on you in some record stores!! #AliciaIsHERE #TheEdit @netaporter @quentindebriey

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“They say that every child learns from their mother — it’s ingrained from babyhood.”

 

“Have you watched Snow White lately?” she asked.  “I get real funky about the classics; I don’t like [my sons] watching it.  It’s totally sexist, misogynistic – she’s cleaning for seven dwarfs.”

 

Clarifying that her issue lies with the way Snow White’s role is portrayed as opposed to the role itself, the 35-year-old said: “There’s nothing wrong with a woman who chooses to stay at home with her family, it’s a hard-ass job, but it’s the way it’s spoken about.”

 

 

Sunday family vibes... I do it all for them

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Is it time to rethink our childhood faves?  Alicia certainly thinks so.

 

 

More on this and how I feel about our world today at the #LinkInBio. #AliciaIsHere #HolyWar

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