Update: Anne Hathaway Issues Apology Amid 'The Witches' Backlash
Earlier this week, Warner Bros. made headlines after issuing an apology surrounding their latest release, The Witches, as disability advocates spoke out regarding the film's portrayal of witches as having three fingers, emulating a "split hand," or ectrodactylyin, according to NBC News. Since the film's release, individuals with limb differences, including several notable Paralympians and advocates, took to social media to share their disappointment in the movie, featuring photos of themselves along with the hashtag #NotAWitch.
"Please educate yourself on #LimbDifferences and the support the idea that you are #NotAWitch because you look different!" Amy Marren, a Paralympic swimming medalist, wrote as a part of a longer post on Instagram.