Just got a posting from our pal Karsun Designs and they have a fabulous favorite Disney movie posting up today. It started us on OUR favorite Disney characters. We'll just give you the top 5 Snarky Disney Women:

Of course darlings it has to be Cruella Deville! 101 Dalmations

Cruella de Vil is a fictional character and the primary villain in Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Disney's 1961 animated film adaptation One Hundred and One Dalmatians, and Disney's live-action film adaptations 101 Dalmatians and 102 Dalmatians. In all her incarnations, Cruella kidnaps dalmatian puppies for their fur. In the live-action version of 101 Dalmatians, it is revealed that the reason Cruella chooses to skin puppies is that when shorthair dogs grow older their fur becomes very coarse, which doesn't sell as well in the fur fashion industry as the fine, soft fur of puppies. She also always has the left half of her hair white and the right half black.

Cruella's name is a play on the words cruel and devil, an allusion which is emphasized by having her country house be nicknamed "Hell Hall". In some translations, Cruella De Vil is known as "Cruella De Mon", presumably to change the play on the word "devil" to one on "demon" because the word "devil" in some languages does not have a clear meaning. An example is Italy, where she is called "Crudelia De Mon" (a pun on "crudele", cruel, and "demone", demon). In some languages (such as Spanish) where her last name has been left as De Vil, but is not similar to their equivalent of devil, it is taken to be a play on their equivalent of "vile" or "villain".

Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty! She was fabulously snarky!

Maleficent is a dark fairy and the self-proclaimed, "mistress of all evil" and main antagonist in Walt Disney's 1959 adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. She was animated by Marc Davis, and voiced by Eleanor Audley (who also voiced Lady Tremaine, the stepmother of Cinderella). She cursed the infant Aurora to "prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and die" before the sun set on her sixteenth birthday after not being invited to the baby's christening. She is viewed as one of the most powerful and sinister of the Disney villains[citation needed], as she lacks any of the "goofiness" generally present in the later ones, while still exhibiting something of a dark sense of humor.

The Jealous Queen from Snow White

The Queen is a fictional character in the German fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, collected by the Brothers Grimm, and adapted by the Disney into an animated film. The film version of the Queen was often referred to as "Queen Grimhilde" in Disney publications of the 1930s, and was voiced by Lucille LaVerne.

The Queen is extremely beautiful, but highly narcissistic. She seduced and married a widowed king, who had a daughter called Snow White with his first wife. After the king died, the Queen sent Snow White to work in her castle and forced her stepdaughter to abandon her title as Princess, similar to the situation of Cinderella.

The Queen ranks #10 in the American Film Institute's list of the 50 Best Movie Villains of All Time.[1]

Ursala from The Little Mermaid

Ursula is a fictional animated villainess who first appears in the 1989 Disney animated feature film, The Little Mermaid. She is voiced by Pat Carroll in the film, the spin-off television series and the Kingdom Hearts video games.

Ursula is based on the "sea witch" character in Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Little Mermaid". In the original story the sea witch is a neutral enabler, but for Disney's animated adaptation, the character was modified into a full-fledged antagonist and plays a larger role in the overall story. Ursula is a cecaelia sea witch who "helps" unfortunate merfolk to achieve her own goals. Her appearance is of an obese purple-skinned, white-haired female human and from the waist down has six black tentacles. Her overall design is based on the drag queen Divine. The character has been compared to Madame Medusa from The Rescuers, in terms of style, dramatics and choice of minions

5. Madame Medusa from the Rescuers

Madame Medusa is the fictional villainess from Disney's 1977 animated film, The Rescuers.

Medusa is the proprietor of a sleazy pawnshop in New York. Prior to the starting point of the film, Medusa discovers the very probable location of the world's largest diamond, (known as the Devil's Eye). It resides somewhere deep within in a long-since abandoned pirate's cave, situated along a vacant and dreary set of low coastal cliffs. She sets up her base of operations nearby in a dilapidated and partially submerged riverboat amid an equally gloomy and desolate swamp known as Devil's Bayou. However, she is unable to begin searching the cave, as the entrance is very narrow; too narrow to accommodate her, her accomplice and partner Mr. Snoops, or for that matter, her pair of relatively capable pet crocodiles Brutus and Nero. As time wears on, she becomes more and more obsessed with the acquisition of the enormous diamond, ultimately deciding that a change of tactics is in order.

Fabulous with her accessories!

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