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Does Disney Jail Really Exist?

Everyone talks about a mysterious purgatory you get sent to if you misbehave at a Disney theme park. But is it real?

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Over the years there have been countless reports — and tweets — from people claiming to have been to a mysterious "Disney jail."

when my mom was 15 she snuck into Disneyland & she got caught so she went to Disneyland jail 😂

So Disney jail is actually a thing lmao

Currently working on my memoir, Mouse Is the New Black: My Hour in a Disneyland Jail.

Only plus side about Disneyland jail was being able to take a nap and charge my phone

When I was 12, a friend stayed with us because her parents were having "problems." She shoplifted at Disneyland and we went to Disney jail.

LMFAOOO MY DUMBASS GOT CAUGHT CHUGGING VODKA AT DISNEYLAND IM AT DISNEY JAIL

And vaping.

also teens were vaping behind a curtain in the Moments With Mr. Lincoln pavillion and they got caught and thrown in Disney jail!

"Disney jail" appears to be not quite an actual jail, but a room run by Disney security where they take you as they figure out what to do with you.

Here's a video of the alleged happiest jail on earth.

Back in 2009, Blake Lively told David Letterman she and her brother got sent to "Disney jail" at Disneyland for trying to sneak in without paying.

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"My brother thought it was a really good idea for us to go to Disneyland… So he put hairspray on the stamps of someone who came out, and then you put your hands together [to transfer the stamp to your hand] and then you go through the turnstile and we went through. Then there were these guys in normal outfits that said, 'Come with us,' and we went into Disney jail."

"My mom was with us," Lively said, who claims they were "incarcerated" for about an hour. "It was an honor being put in Disney jail, and I'm trying to find ways to act out again so I can be put in Disney jail. But not real jail."

Reputable news organizations have claimed that the jail exists.

Twitter: @latimes

According to the Los Angeles Times, "Disneyland has a jail for disruptive guests. They're typically held in a security office until Anaheim police arrive."

And a former park employee confirms in an article on Cracked that there is some sort of security holding pen at the park in Anaheim.

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"Oh yeah, Disney Jail totally exists, too. It's the happiest jail on earth, but that's still not a place you want to end up. Imagine being locked up, underground, in a room with bars on the windows and The Lion King playing on an endless loop. If you're underage, we call your parents. If you're old enough to know better, we call your family to pick you up. Generally speaking, winding up in Disney jail means we're kicking you out of the park, sometimes permanently. Any Disney felon gets all of his or her passes revoked, and we do our best to make sure you never, ever get an annual pass ever again. So think twice before you try to assault a group of random people while waiting in line for Pirates of the Caribbean."

Disney declined to comment on the record to BuzzFeed about specifics of a Disney jail, but said rumors of it are "misleading" and a "wives' tale."

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