For decades, Disney has utilized the same trope: good people are pretty. And those two animated lions, unlike their “realistic” current interpretations, are pretty as hell. Yes, it’s strange in retrospect that a children’s movie encourages its audience to think about two animals getting down and dirty. And yes, the pretty equals good dynamic is a problematic trope. But you know what these sexy lions have encouraged? Late night conversations about who the hottest Disney animal is, and probably a few questionable sexual awakenings. That cringe-worthy messiness is what we call life, my friend. That’s what Disney’s hot lions gave us.