Princeton Group Cuts ‘Mermaid’ Song Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A student newspaper column claimed the song's message is misogynistic and that too many women have been pulled on stage for unwanted encounters.

  • Published 5 December 2018
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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — An all-male a cappella group at Princeton University has pulled a Disney movie song from its act following a student newspaper column that suggested the lyrics helped promote "toxic masculinity." The Princeton Tigertones have performed "Kiss the Girl," a song from "The Little Mermaid," for years. During performances at the Ivy League school, a female audience member would be brought onstage to decide whether or not a man from the crowd… Read at AP News