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Disney thought it would be a great idea to sell a brown, tattooed, full-body Polynesian skin suit

For just $44.95, you too could have worn the beautiful brown tattooed skin of a Polynesian demigod. Too late! Disney’s snapped out of it, nudged by a complaint or two. Disney said it regretted any offence. “The team behind Moana has taken great care to respect the cultures of the Pacific Islands that inspired the film, and we regret that the Maui costume has …