Lin-Manuel Explains Why Disney Has Censored The Film Hamilton

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“I literally gave two f*cks so that the children can see it. “

Now, you have surely heard the exciting news that Lin-Manuel Miranda musical-comedy success, Hamiltonwill soon be available to stream on Disney+.

After the trailer release, a fan on Twitter noticed that the film is rated PG-13, not R, and asked to Lin-user Manual to know if this meant that Disney had censored their screen version of the musical:

@Lin_Manuel hey hey so excited about Hamilton on Disney+ and OH my god I finally get to see you as A. Ham, BUT as it is rated PG-13 is this to say that some (iconic) lines have been cut?? Is it changed? ⭐️

05:12 PM – June 22, 2020

And like Lin-Manuel has explained in its answer, Disney, the movie is almost identical to the theatrical version — with the exception of two F-bombs.

” [The Motion Picture Association of America] has an absolute rule about the language: more than 1 utterance of “Fuck” is an automatic R rating, ” Lin-Manuel tweeted. “We have 3 ‘Fucks’ in our show. So… “

LANGUAGE!
1. On July 3, you have the entire show, every note & scene, & 1 minute countdown clock during the intermission (bathroom!)
2. But the MPAA has a strict rule about the language: more than 1 utterance of “Fuck” is an automatic R rating. We have 3 “Fuck” in our show. So…
1/2 https://t.co/7o3OQ34rqt

07:21 – 22 June 2020

“I literally gave two fucks so that the children could see,” Lin-Manuel joked. He went on to reveal that Disney has pulled out the “fuck” from two songs, “Yorktown” and “Washington on Your Side,” to earn that PG-13 rating.

…I literally gave two fucks and the children could see:
1. In Yorktown, there is a mute on ” I have the f___ back again “
2. “South *record scratch*kin’ Democratic Republicans’. “
You can sing what you want at home (even with the synchronization of the album)!
The love of you. To take advantage of.

07:21 – 22 June 2020

“You can sing what you want at home (even with the synchronization of the album)! “, has assured his fans. “The love of you. Enjoy. “

Fans immediately began flooding Lin-Manuel answers, you ask if other ~adult~ moments of the show had been cut by Disney. Lin-Manuel responded to many of them, assuring Hamilton the fans of these iconic lines had been maintained:

Hamilton its debut on Disney+ on July 3, and I couldn’T be more excited. Even if I have to sing “the SOUTH of MOTHERFUCKIN’ DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICANS ” by myself.

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