Unfortunately, what she thought was happy news ended up with the whole internet informing her that there's already been a Jewish Disney princess — Vanellope von Schweetz from Wreck-It Ralph.
Countless Twitter users responded to Sigler's announcement simply with gifs of the actual first Jewish Disney princess.
Hi! Meet Princess Vanellope von Schweetz pic.twitter.com/IzwHORvgK8— Pippa (@ttsmith7305) September 19, 2019
The gamer princess's own voice actor, Sarah Silverman, even hopped on the correction bandwagon.
Um... https://t.co/t2DpL9D0ww— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) September 19, 2019
Wreck-It Ralph director Rich Moore also pointed out the mistake, but nevertheless added a, "Welcome to the family, Jamie!"
Not first, but welcome to the family Jamie! pic.twitter.com/BWya5WLc5g— Rich Moore (@_rich_moore) September 19, 2019
Regardless, the Elena of Avalor Hanukkah-themed episode is slated to air this December.
This December #ElenaOfAvalor will celebrate a Hanukkah-themed episode guest starring @JamieLSigler as a visiting princess from a Latino Jewish kingdom and next year Elena's royal coronation special pic.twitter.com/PRyXVDveMl— Walt Disney Television Animation News (@DisneyTVANews) September 17, 2019