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July 08, 2019

Bonus: Disney Refuses to Allow Family of Dead 4 Year Old Boy, Who Was Huge Spiderman Fan, to Put Spiderman on His Gravestone, Per His Request

Just give us your money, Sheep.

Disney reportedly refused to allow a grieving father in England to place an etching of Spider-Man on the grave of his 4-year-old son -- because, the media giant said, it wants to preserve the "innocence" and "magic" of the company's characters.

Ollie Jones, whose family lives outside London in the county of Kent, died of a rare genetic disease and was given a Spider-Man sendoff. It featured a horse-drawn carriage decorated with red and blue balloons, British newspaper Metro reported.

His family's last trip together had been to Disneyland so he could meet his beloved superhero.

Ollie's dad, Lloyd Jones, reportedly asked the local council for permission to decorate the boys gravestone with Spider-Man's likeness. He was referred to copyright owner Disney, which rejected the request.

A four year old kid's dying request. And they spent money on Disney for the kid, too.

And they're like, lolgf.

I hate this company.


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