Actress responds to �Cinderella� critics

March 9, 2015 7:15 PM

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With their slender waists, flowing manes and rosy cheeks, Disney princesses have long conformed to stereotypical ideals of beauty. But when promotional material for Walt Disney Pictures' live-action version of "Cinderella" dropped in February, many began to question whether the studio had gone too far to make the fairytale princess seem perfect.

A trailer for the film, which opens Friday featuring star Lily James in Cinderella's baby blue ballgown was roundly criticized online, with many outlets pondering whether Disney had digitally altered the actress' waist to make it appear smaller.

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