There's been a fair few rumors floating about that all was not as it seemed in the Hundred Acre Woods. It's the place famous for where Winnie the Pooh and friends spent their days playing pooh sticks. You may have have come across the fan theories detailing that each character is an example of a common psychiatric disorder. It's no wonder that Eeyore was depressed, his tail was always trying to detach itself from him. Which must have been pretty traumatic for this lovable donkey and caused him to be extra gloomy.
I previously wrote about how artist Paul Ribera flipped our favorite '90s cartoons upside down and turned the characters into drug addled addicts. Paul has also worked his magic, or should I say, pulled a blanket of gloom over the characters from the Hundred Acre Woods. He has turned these fan theories into unsettling pieces of art work.
Winnie the Pooh - Eating Disorder
''A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.“
Piglet - Severe Anxiety
''Oh d-d-dear dear. It’s awfully hard to be b-b-b-b-brave when you’re such a small animal''
Tigger - ADHD
''Bouncing is what Tiggers do best''
Christopher Robin - Schizophrenia
“Pooh, promise you won’t forget me, ever?”
The theory goes that the stuffed animals are all just figments of cheerful little Christopher's imagination.
Rabbit - OCD
Messy? Messy? It’s ruined! It’s ruined
Rabbit's always fussing to keep things tidy.
Eeyore - Depression
''Thanks for noticin’ me''
I can barely look at this, heartbreak doesn't even come close to what I am feeling right now. At least Eeyore has his beloved tail with him...
To see more of this artists work check out his Tumblr. And click here to head over to my other Paul Ribera post featuring our favorite '90s cartoons who became destructive drug fiends.