'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST' SHELVED IN MALAYSIA DESPITE APPROVAL
Film Censorship Board chairman Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid said he did not know why the film was postponed as it was approved by the board after a minor gay scene was axed. He said scenes promoting homosexuality were forbidden and that the film was given a P13 rating, which requires parental guidance for children under 13 years of age.Progressives will cheer Disney's decision. Shareholders, not so much.
"We have approved it but there is a minor cut involving a gay moment. It is only one short scene but it is inappropriate because many children will be watching this movie," Abdul Halim told The Associated Press.
He said there was no appeal from Disney about t