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This Powerpoint Proves Why Belle Would've Been Better off With Gaston


Belle, the heroine of Disney's Beauty & the Beast is constantly lauded as a positive, fictional role model for young girls because of her desire to expand her knowledge and work on herself, rather than just make herself available to the whims of the resident hairy beefcake in her town. But a recent powerpoint presentation created by EW's Dana Schwartz reveals provides a pretty compelling argument for why Belle should have chosen Gaston.

I'd like to add that this is something I'd advocated for a very, very long time. Admittedly, I didn't make as good as a case as Dana does. Back before I understood how movies worked, I always thought there was a possibility for the ending of a film to change. Each time I'd watch Beauty & the Beast, I'd hope Gaston would best The Beast in their final confrontation and turn the mean monster into a throw rug.