To be fair, those were far different times. Godzilla was fairly new at the time and was also a villain kaiju, so it was somewhat understandable that they wanted King Kong to win.
Oh, and I WAS looking forward to seeing Wonder Woman 84 in theaters, but after watching it on HBO Max, I'm glad I didn't waste money on this. Bad movie marred even further by the
Steve Trevor rape subplot.
WTF were they thinking? If the roles had been reversed, there'd be dead WB execs the next day.
They needn't have bothered in my opinion. I can't see any King Kong fan (myself included) acknowledging this as their Kong: