This Le Roi Lion fan-art might contain
portrait, headshot, gros plan, closeup, peau, skintone, nudité partielle de couleur nude, la nudité implicite, nudité, nudité partielle, nudité implicite, nue nudité partielle, de couleur, and teint.
I'm not denying the characters' existence in the general TLK universe. This post speaks for the movie universe only. Please forgive me the frustrated tone. No offense intented to anyone. For now this fandom has just made me so frustrated because it just can't draw a line anywhere when it comes to what is official/canon.
There's a reason why there are the different terms; canon, semi-canon, fanfiction. Because there's a difference and the difference matters. I personally welcome fanfiction with open arms into my interests in fandoms - but I do find it also awfully important that the facts are...