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15 Times Jasmine From "Aladdin" Was The Most Feminist Disney Princess

"I am not a prize to be won!"

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1. When she knew what she wanted.

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And an arranged marriage based solely on royal lineage wasn't appealing in the slightest.

2. When she thwarted the restrictions placed upon her and did as she damn well pleased.

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She was going to the marketplace, father's orders be damned.

3. When she didn't let her "status" dictate how she treated others.

Heart of gold.
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Heart of gold.

4. When she wasn't all that impressed with the riches of "Prince Ali."

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She recognizes peacocking when she sees it.

5. When she trusted her intuition and knew something was up with "Prince Ali" and his elaborate tales.

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Rajah knew it too.

6. When she stubbornly defended herself against the patriarchy.

"How dare you — all of you! Standing around deciding my future."
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"How dare you — all of you! Standing around deciding my future."

7. When she unabashedly served up a cold hard reality check.

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She knew she was *so* much more than simply a pretty princess and a ticket to the throne.

8. When she encouraged Rajah to scare off her suitors.

"Good job, Rajah."
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"Good job, Rajah."

9. When she had a healthy dose of skepticism.

"Do you trust me?"
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"Do you trust me?"

10. When she didn't hesitate to call total bullshit on Aladdin's facade.

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"I knew I recognized you!"

11. When she made Aladdin WORK for her forgiveness.

There's no way she was going to fall right back into his arms after that massive lie.
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There's no way she was going to fall right back into his arms after that massive lie.

12. When she refused to be controlled under any circumstance.

Still giving attitude, even when chained up.
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Still giving attitude, even when chained up.

13. When she didn't really care what Aladdin's status was, she just wanted him to be honest.

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14. When she honored herself and let her heart decide.

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15. And when Jasmine fully embraced Aladdin's unconventional family.

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Who wouldn't love the magic carpet, Abu, and Genie, tbh.

Smart, stubborn, and sassy, Jasmine's been setting an example since 1992.

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