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A San Diego family is suing Disneyland as they claim that the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland is in fact racist.
Jason and Annelia Black had brought their two young sons, Jason Jr.,6, and Elijah, 9, to the Anaheim park, where the rabbit refused to touch their sons, stated the Inquisitr.
“I went to hug him but he turned his back,” Jason told FoxNews. “It’s made me feel sad because I wanted to really hug him.”
Apparently, Elijah tried to hold the character’s hand, but was rejected.
“Our first instinct was okay, they have new policies, maybe they aren’t supposed to touch the kids,” stated Jason Black Sr.
However, he and his wife then watched the rabbit show affection and interact with other children.
“There was two other kids that came up, and the rabbit showered them… hugged them, kissed them, posed with them and took pictures,” Black Sr. said, “Meanwhile, that made my kids feel horrible.”
After they filed a complaint, the family was offered $500, VIP passes, and asked to sign a confidentiality agreement which all was declined.
The family is seeking an apology from Disneyland, the surveillance video showing that their kids were rejected, and ask that the employee be fired.
Disney has been accused of racism before. Most recently, a new princess character created for a Disney channel show was criticized by the Hispanic community.