Animated Kids Movie 'The Queen's Corgi' Makes Joke about Trump's Alleged Sexual Assaults: 'Grab Some Puppy'

A PG-animated movie has been described as unsuitable for its young audience due to its references to President Donald Trump's alleged sexual assaults.

The Queen's Corgi was produced by Belgian company nWave Pictures and tells the story of the monarch's favorite dog Rex, voiced by comedian Jack Whitehall.

The plot involves the Trumps visiting Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen where they try to find a mate for their own corgi, Mitzi, among the monarch's dogs.

During one scene, Trump, voiced by impressionist Jon Culshaw, introduces Mitzi to the Queen's corgis and tells the monarch to "grab some puppy."

This is apparently a reference to the infamous quote by Trump from 2005, which surfaced during the 2016 election campaign, in which the president boasted that his fame allowed him to "grab them [women] by the p****."

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US President Donald Trumpin the Oval Office at the White House on July 1, 2019 in Washington, DC. An animated kids movie apparently makes jokes about his alleged sexual assaults. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

In another scene, Mitzi tells Rex to "take me, studmuffin," while Rex backs away. In a later scene, Rex bites Trump in the crotch while trying to escape Mitzi's advances.

And later, in a pound, there are jokes about drugs, as a sniffer dog mistakes a shoelace for a line of cocaine.

Clarisse Loughrey from The Independent, described the film as "something deeply unpleasant, and in no way suitable for children."

She said Rex is "trying to escape the clutches of Melania Trump's own dog Mitzi, who has no understanding of the concept of consent. Yes, the kid's film about corgis has multiple nods to the president's long history of alleged sexual assaults (the most recent accusation emerged last month, from writer E Jean Carroll)."

A review in The List stated: "The Queen's Corgi gets the mixture wrong, with lame gags normalising sexual assault and a crude jibe at a bearded 'queen.' Kids are unlikely to take offence, but concerned adults may well feel that the tasteless humor is not worth the awkward questions afterwards."

Director Ben Stassen defended the film and told Metro.co.uk that they tested the scene in storyboard version with a few American kids.

"Not a single kid understood the reference to Trump's sexist remark. All the adults did. Maybe the line is tasteless, but it is certainly not inappropriate for kids since they don't know its origin.

"I don't think it is a bad thing to have scenes in a family film that can be read on two different levels by the children and their parents. The subtle reaction of the Queen's character in the film to that line is the one I was expecting from parents," he added.

Due for release on July 5, the 85-minute film only has 6 critic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, all giving it a "rotten" rating. Over on IMDB it has garnered 4.9 out of 10.

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) did not cut any part of the film which it described as having "mild innuendo, threat, dangerous behaviour."

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