Posted: 25 September, 2014 by Web Guy Josh

Woman Claims ‘Frozen’ Is Based On Her Life & Sues Disney

Tags: Scoopla, Movies, Frozen, Disney, TMZ, Autobiography

A woman who claims that hit animated kid’s movie Frozen is about her life is now suing Disney

Isabella Tanikumi says the movie has similarities to her 2010 autobiography about growing up in the Andean Mountains of Peru and has sued Disney for $250 million, TMZ reports.

Frozen is the highest grossing animated film of all time (earning $1.2 billion globally and with a sequel on the way) and is said to be based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale, The Snow Queen

However, Tanikumi is convinced Disney stole the idea from her book Yearnings of the Heart, despite the hit flick featuring talking snowmen, trolls and a princess who turns anything she touches into ice. 


According to the synopsis, Yearnings of the Heart is a “compelling, introspective account of the life of Isabella Tanikumi, who takes her readers on a journey through various phases of her remarkable life - from her family’s survival during the devastating earthquake of 1970 in Huaraz, Peru, to the trials of overcoming heartbreaks of her youth. Conquering personal insecurities led to exploring the reaches of her intellect while facing the tragic, and untimely death of her beloved sister Laura.”

As convincing as her story is, we just think she should Let It Go… sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves. 


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Tags: Scoopla, Movies, Frozen, Disney, TMZ, Autobiography

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