Ursula is Divine

One little known fact about Ursula the Sea Witch, from The Little Mermaid (1989), is that her character design was based on the legendary drag queen, Divine.  

Once you look closely at the makeup, the resemblance is uncanny.  Even their moles are the same.

a side by side image of divine and ursula. the makeup and smile is the same.

Divine starred in ten John Waters movies, but is known best for her role in Pink Flamingos.  Here’s a clip from that movie.  Don’t worry, this one’s safe.

The following is a clip from the same movie.  In it, Divine eats fresh dog feces.

You think I’m joking, but I’m not.

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