Lady and the Tramp Remake Will Change Siamese Cat Song

The live-action and CGI adaptation of Lady and the Tramp for Disney+ will feature new songs from Grammy winner Janelle Monae, according to Variety.

Two songs will be performed by Monae, including the reinvention of the controversial song from the 1995 animated film that brought heavy backlash to Disney, The Siamese Cat Song, which will reportedly be remade from her artist collective, Wondaland.

The song was originally recorded by Peggy Lee for the characters of Si and Am, which has long been considered a racist stereotype of Asian culture.

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