Beauty and the Abuser

A tale as old as time indeed.

Viewer discretion is advised — I discuss graphic incidents of domestic abuse for this article. If you have a history with this, read on with caution.

I love Beauty and the Beast. I love the original Grimm’s fairy tale. I love the 1991 animated classic Disney did. I love Nightmare and Fairytale’s comic alternative universe twist it did on the story. I was not a fan of the recent live-action edition Disney did, especially with…