Woman suing Disney says they stole her life story for “Frozen”

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(KTVI) – A woman claims that The Walt Disney Company ripped off her life story in the hit movie “Frozen.”  Now she’s suing.

Isabella Tanikumi is suing Disney for $250 million and is demanding a jury trial.

Tanikumi claims the movie is based on her 2010 autobiography called Living My Truth. The book outlines Tanikumi’s life growing up in the Andean mountains of Peru, according to E! News.

According to the report,Frozen was said to be inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen.

Tanikumi’s three page Federal complaint highlights several examples that show parallels between her work and Frozen. The comparisons include everything from characters and their names, to the relationship between the main characters.

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