A woman named Isabella Tanikumi is claiming that Frozen is based on her life story...and she's suing Disney to the tune of $250 million for allegedly ripping her off.
According to TMZ, Isabella said the popular animated flick's plot did not come from Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, The Snow Queen, but rather from her 2010 autobiography about growing up in the Andean mountains of Peru. She is alleging that Disney plagiarized and copied the story, characters, and plots and turned it into Frozen, which happens to be the highest grossing animated film ever at $1.2 billion.
Isabella's book, Yearnings of the Heart, is described on Amazon as 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."
"Despite language barriers and the consequent obstacles of fitting in, Tanikumi wittily narrates her struggles with her assimilation into American life and culture," it continues. "Forging many enduring friendships most notably with Julie, who rescued her from the depths of grief. Tanikumi also interweaves a dialogue with her long lost love Eduardo."
We didn't see anything about a magical princess turning everything to ice with her hands here, but if Isabella does have that ability, we definitely want to meet her. And if she has a friend who is a talking snowman, we hope she brings him along too.
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