Check out this clip (above) of French sociologist and author Antoine Buéno, who asserts in his new book "Le Petit Livre Bleu," that seemingly innocent cartoon is actually filled with HOriffic racial propaganda, and as he explains, "the embodiment of a totalitarian utopia, steeped in Stalinism and Nazism."
Apparently, Papa Smurf is not only an authoritarian, and the way he runs their collective "economy" with no private property is a metaphor for a socialist society. Meanwhile, the villainous Gargamel is actually just a caricuture of Jewish people, and Smurfette represents aryan perfection!
"The first comic strip, 'The Black Smurfs,' was intimately concerned with what you might classify as a racial threat. Because in that album, the smurfs are sick. And when they're sick, they don't turn purple or red or anything like that, they become black. And when they become black, they lose all trace of intelligence. THey become completely moronic. And further more, they can no longer speak, they just go 'nyap nyap nyap.'"
Well, you can't argue that he's certainly given this a lot of thought!
And he is RIGHT about The Black Smurfs comic, which was banned in the United States for its disgusting racial connotations.
But STILL! If you analyze anything deeply enough, you can draw the patterns that you want to support an argument. This one just happens to make some pretty inneresting ones!
She was created by the archenemy of the Smurfs, wicked sorcerer Gargamel, in an effort to use her as a saboteur against the Smurfs.
Gargamel's plan failed though when Papa Smurf took pity and reversed her spell, turning Smurfette into a real, live Smurf! From that point on, she became much more attractive, and became desired by ALL the Smurfs! Watch out, Russell Brand!
We'll get to see much more of Smurfette when the movie is released on August 3, 2011.
On Tuesday, the biological mother of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's adopted daughter Zahara vocalized her interest in becoming reconnected with her flesh-and-blood. Huh.
As you may recall, Angie initially adopted the Ethiopian-born child as a single parent in July 2005 and, at the time, it was believed that Zahara's birth mother, named Mentewab Dawit Lebiso, had died. By 2006, the Fight Club actor had also legally adopted the little girl.
However, in 2007, Mentewab came forward and revealed she wasn't dead. Sadly, it was too late for her to regain custody of her child as the adoption was "legal and irrevocable." Nonetheless, as Brangelina's messy divorce and custody battle have made headlines across the globe, Mentewab is eager to reconnect with Zahara.
During a candid chat with DailyMail, the famous 12-year-old's biological parent begged: