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Disney World closes after Abigail Disney slams fireworks event

March 16, 2020 | 2:54pm | Updated March 16, 2020 | 4:19pm Walt Disney World in Florida has closed due to the coronavirus pandemic with a crowded fireworks bash that was slammed by the granddaughter of company co-founder Roy Disney. “Are you f—- kidding me??” Abigail Disney said in a Sunday night tweet in which…

March 16, 2020 | 2:54pm | Updated March 16, 2020 | 4:19pm

Walt Disney World in Florida has closed due to the coronavirus pandemic with a crowded fireworks bash that was slammed by the granddaughter of company co-founder Roy Disney.

“Are you f—- kidding me??” Abigail Disney said in a Sunday night tweet in which she shared a post from WDW News Today, which is not affiliated with the company.

“Current crowds at the Magic Kingdom for tonight’s showing of Happily Ever After,” @WDWNT posted along with two photos of the celebrating masses.

Disney’s enraged post generated almost 17,000 retweets and about 113,000 likes as of Monday afternoon.

The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Post about Abigail Disney’s reaction and whether the photos she shared were taken Sunday night.

Social media users reacted to the tweet with indignation.

“It’s irresponsible. I just can’t believe we can’t come together on something so basic,” @JohnDiglesias wrote.

Added @bjoewolf: “Telling people to lay off the theme parks and raves while we handle a novel virus 30x more deadly than the flu is not panic. Stay home and read a book, people!”

“NARRATOR: It turns out it wasn’t, in fact, happily ever after,” said @gingi0.

The company had announced last week that it would close its theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort — which includes the Magic Kingdom — in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland Paris Resort beginning this past Sunday through the end of the month.

At least 130 people have been infected by the deadly virus in the Sunshine State. More than 3,700 people have tested positive across the country and at least 71 have died.

Meanwhile, Disney announced Monday that all company-owned hotels at Walt Disney World will close at 5 p.m. Friday. Also to be closed is Disney’s Vero Beach Resort on Florida’s Atlantic Coast.

The company said the Friday closure will give guests the opportunity to make other arrangements.

In addition, Disney announced it is closing all of its stores in North America, beginning Tuesday. Online shopping will still be available.

With Post wires

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