Magic kingdom brawl

Seems like it took awhile for security to arrive.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/disney-world-descends-chaos-two-families...gdom-fight

A dispute between two families in line at Disney World turned ugly on Wednesday when the altercation escalated into an all-out brawl.

Somewhere in Fantasyland between Cinderella's Castle and Peter Pan's Flight, the warring families traded punches and profanity, as onlookers screamed in the background, Fox 35 reported. The fracas continued at the Orlando, Florida theme park for several minutes before park personnel and deputies broke it up.

"We came upon it, and it appeared as though it took about two minutes for two security personnel to arrive. Deputies arrived probably about five minutes after that," an eyewitness told the local Fox station.

According to the Daily Mail's reporting, the incident began when a female Disney guest waiting to get into Mickey's PhilharMagic realized she had left her phone on her electric conveyance vehicle and left the line to get it, while her family remained. When she returned, another family tried to block her from rejoining the line. Her family then reportedly waited outside the theater and confronted the other group.

“We don't appreciate you guys pushing my younger sister," one of them reportedly said to the other family.

From there, the confrontation devolved into a shouting match and then a physical fight before security and law enforcement got involved.

One of the men involved ended up hospitalized with a facial laceration with others suffering smaller bruises, the Daily Mail reported.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed the hospitalization and told Fox News that they arrested three people for misdemeanor battery.

Videos of the incident began popping up on social media but were later taken down. Footage of the brawl can still be found on the Walt Disney World News Today blog.

This is hardly the first fight at the Disney park this year. In May, deputies told Fox 35 a woman reportedly suffered bleeding on her brain after hitting her head on the ground during a fight she and her husband had with other park visitors as they tried to situate themselves before a fireworks show.

Jeff's avatar

If they're really limiting attendance via the reservation system, it does not show, especially at MK.


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eightdotthree's avatar

All that for Mickey's PhilharMagic?


Jeff:

If they're really limiting attendance via the reservation system, it does not show, especially at MK.

I am guessing that large crowds are not the reason that FoxNews would say is the reason behind the fight.

I am curious as to how many fights break out at Disney. I can't say that I remember hearing about any but I don't go looking for news stories about fights at amusement parks. That is what C-Buzz is for.

The fight clearly started because Disney is so woke.

On the plus side it was probably really easy to identify all members of the one party since they are wearing the same outfit.

Shades:

I am curious as to how many fights break out at Disney.

Probably far more often than is reported in the media. Not often on this scale and not necessarily physical, but I would imagine each park has at least an altercation a day that security is involved in.


OhioStater's avatar

Simply magical.

Especially at 25 seconds when that brave guy walks right up to a woman and gives her a nice cheap shot.

See what happens when you start selling alcohol in the Magic Kingdom? ;)

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Promoter of fog.

Or letting people pay to cut in line. I say that as someone who has paid to cut in line.

ApolloAndy's avatar

What's hilarious is that is for Philharmagic which never has a line longer than "next showing."


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OhioStater's avatar

I dont even know what Philharmagic is, but just by the name it sounds like it sucks.

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It's a 3d show. And yes, it sucks.

15 min of Donald Duck getting stuck in song sequences from (mostly) early renaissance movies while in air conditioning and sitting down does not suck. It’s a welcome escape from the MK midday crowds.


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Vater's avatar

Who's Phil Harmagic, and why is he causing fights?

It's Phil McKraken's cousin. They've always been a problem at family gatherings.


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Bakeman31092's avatar

I read “Mickey’s Phallus Magic” every time I see it.

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Touchdown:

15 min of Donald Duck getting stuck in song sequences from (mostly) early renaissance movies while in air conditioning and sitting down does not suck. It’s a welcome escape from the MK midday crowds.

Certainly not worth getting in a brawl over.

ApolloAndy's avatar

Whether or not it sucks, it’s like getting mad because someone cut in line for an empty movie theater. Actually, it’s not like that; it is that.


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Calvin: "If your numbers go up, it means you're having more fun."

OhioStater's avatar

I mean, I'm sure there is more to what actually went down, but if you just go by the story, it's a really common occurrence. Someone leaves a line from their party to get something, and then tries to come back. I mean, how many times have all of us been in line when someone who got left behind tries to worm their way up a line saying they need to get to their people?

If it's a pack of people all trying to come in at once, yeah...that gets to me, but when it's just one person? I can't imagine ever caring about that...much less enough to get my "posse" together to confront someone else.

While in matching dorky Disney outfits.

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From what I have seen (and I have not been to as many parks or as often as many here) line jumping at Disney it taken to a totally different level. And I expect that if someone isn't used to seeing that, they may well not react too well when it happens. Add in a lot of heat and humidity and its a recipe for what happened.

bigboy:

Probably far more often than is reported in the media. Not often on this scale and not necessarily physical, but I would imagine each park has at least an altercation a day that security is involved in.

Definitely seems out of the ordinary for a Disney park. But the crowds, heat, family stress, etc…all add up to a boiling point at times.

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