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    I Just Read 12 Disturbing Original Stories Of These Beloved Disney Films And Fairytales, And I Think I Need A Lie Down

    "Their stepmother kills the young boy, and orders the girl to cook him into a family meal."

    Many of our childhoods would have been surrounded by classic fairytales and Disney movies.

    However, loads of the very child-friendly stories, actually have incredibly dark origins, particularly the ones adapted from the works of the Brothers Grimm, and Charles Perrault.

    So let's take a look at 12 classic tales and Disney stories that are actually way darker than the version we get.

    Content note: This post mentions death, sexual assault, and cannibalism. 

    1. Cinderella

    2. Hansel and Gretal

    3. Rapunzel / Tangled

    4. The Fox and the Hound

    5. Snow White

    6. The Little Mermaid

    7. Red Riding Hood

    8. Sleeping Beauty

    9. Peter Pan

    In the original, Peter is actually a cold-blooded murderer.

    10. Pinocchio

    11. The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Things don't get much better after that.

    12. Beauty and the Beast

    Know any creepy original fairy tales? Don't forget to comment below!