‘Rudolph’ Actor Defends Christmas Classic Against Claims of Bullying and Bigotry


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An OG castmember of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is firing again at critics who name the vacation basic “problematic” for the trendy world.

Corinne Conley, who voiced the dolly for Sue within the 1964 TV particular, tells TMZ she will be able to’t consider the outcry of criticism after greater than 50 years of it being a beloved custom for youths and their mother and father.

Critics got here for ‘Rudolph’ this 12 months, calling it out for sexism and bullying — just like the scene the place Rudolph is compelled to cowl his purple nostril simply to keep away from all the different reindeer laughing and calling him names.

Corinne, nevertheless, insists that any bullying or unfavourable plot factors are fortunately resolved by the top of the present. In reality, she contends if somebody was a bully earlier than watching, they’d study a useful lesson by the point the credit roll.

Bottom line for Corinne … Rudolph ought to go down in historical past, and never only for pulling Santa’s sleigh.


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