Woman sues Disney for stealing life story

This image released by Disney shows a teenage Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Maia Mitchell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." The movie's popularity has spilled over into demand for "Frozen"-related merchandise, trips and visits with "Frozen" characters at Disney parks. (AP Photo/Disney)

(CNN/ WANE)  A woman filed a $250 million lawsuit against Disney, claiming that the film “Frozen” is based on her life story.

The woman, Isabella Tanikumi said the animated film took elements from her 2010 auto-biography, “Living my Truth.” According to court documents obtained by E!News, those elements include two sisters, open doors or gates, and a moon setting.  Tanikumi claims a list of motifs were taken from her book.

In addition to damages, Tanikumi wants Disney to “cease and desist from any and all sales, distribution and marketing of ‘Frozen’ in any media format.”

A spokeswoman for Disney responded to her claim saying, “This is beyond ridiculous, she needs to let it go.”

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