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The First "Aladdin" Images Are Here, And People Are Upset The Lead Actor Is Wearing A Shirt Under His Vest

Aladdin with a shirt, the Genie isn't blue, Jafar is hot...what is going ON?!

The first images from Disney's live-action Aladdin were released today, and people are feeling a LOT of feelings about the upcoming movie (set to be released in 2019).

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First, people were losing it that Will Smith (playing the Genie) didn't appear to be blue like in the animated version — although we later learned we will in fact change colors in the film.

@EW @disneyaladdin @MenaMassoud @NaomiScott They had one job with the genie...

THEN, once they got a few images into Entertainment Weekly's spread, people were freaking out when they realized the actor playing Jafar (Marwan Kenzari) is really frickin' hot.

the sultan [hypnotized]:jasmine, you will wed jafar becaus— jasmine: ok yes i am fine with this

The latest controversy? The fact Aladdin appears to be wearing a shirt under his vest, which is different than his appearance in the original.

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This is upsetting for a variety of reasons. First of all, it's just DIFFERENT than the original. Also, shirtless Aladdin was the sexual awakening for an entire generation of closeted gay kids growing up.

aladdin's shirtless vest look https://t.co/uXwuxtbtAs

ALSO THE ACTOR PLAYING ALADDIN (MENA MASSOUD) IS REALLY HOT AND IT JUST SEEMS UNFAIR THAT DISNEY PUT A SHIRT ON HIM AND THOUGHT IT WAS OK.

Naturally, a lot of people are upset about the decision.

Sorry but why is Aladdin wearing a shirt under his vest?!?

They're more than a little pissed off.

Cannot believe Aladdin is wearing a shirt, censorship is out of control https://t.co/s4fs5fjXVA

Could this decision ruin the entire movie? MAYBE SO, to some!

They put a shirt on Aladdin this movie is cancelled

Also, some pointed out that it just doesn't make any SENSE for him to have a shirt on?

I still can't believe Disney made the actor playing Aladdin wear a shirt under his vest in a movie set in the middle of the fucking desert

Important questions were asked.

Aladdin in a shirt? How are my sons supposed to realise they're gay now?

In the grand scheme of things, for many, this was the most upsetting thing to see.

I'm actually glad Genie isn't blue but WHAT THE FUCK IS ALADDIN DOING WEARING A SHIRT THIS IS DARKSIDED SEND

People wondered HOW they came to this decision.

Disney HQ "That Jasmine costume is cool." "Thanks. I think your genie design works well too." "Ok, what about Aladdin?" "That was your job." "No, it was yours." "OH FUCK." "FUCK." "THE POSTER'S DUE TODAY." "JUST PUT HIM IN A... SHIRT." "WHAT" "AND A SLEEVELESS JACKET." "STOP" https://t.co/M0S55bFLER

And some just want off this planet.

I don’t want to live in a world where Aladdin wears a shirt under his vest.

And there are others already worried how this bodes for other Disney live-action adaptations.

If they’re not even going to make genie shirtless in the new Aladdin, I don’t want The Little Mermaid anymore. They’ll put Ariel in a “Keep Clam🐚 and Swim On” Forever 21 bikini. I’m pulling out my hope on this matter

Basically, this seems to be a lot of peoples' moods with all this new information.

Why is Aladdin wearing a shirt Why is Jasmine wearing MORE of a shirt WHY IS GENIE NOT BLUE #Aladdin

Alright, anyone want to use one of their three wishes for Aladdin to lose his shirt in the movie?

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