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Singer Halle Bailey is Disney’s new Little Mermaid

Singer Halle Bailey is Disney’s new Little Mermaid

R&B singer and actress Halle Bailey will play the new Little Mermaid in Disney’s next. The 19-year-old, a part of musical duo Chloe X Halle said on Twitter that it was a ’dream come true’ to be cast as Ariel in the live-action remake. Director Rob Marshall said Bailey was the perfect person for the role. People on social media are happy about a black woman playing the part.

Sandra
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Marcus Rogers
Marcus Rogers 1 year

Black washing at its finest.

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Black people can't swim though...

Jackie Stewart
Jackie Stewart 1 year

Isn't Ariel supposed to be 16 or something?

Milkshake
Milkshake 1 year

I'll always laugh at the idea of black people in environments where melanin production ceases, both Space and underwater. Then again it's a title for kids at their uneducated ages, so i'll let it pass. Let the kids make fun of it later after they actually get educated on how melanocytes work, assuming Western education teaches Biology properly in highschool.

Barny Fraggles
Barny Fraggles 1 year

Well, at least it'll still get four golden globes, three oscars and 100% on rotten tomatoes for being 'stunning and brave' even if it flops.

Seekster
Seekster 1 year

Is it still set in Europe?

Pugpugpugs
Pugpugpugs 1 year

Jesus christ, just make an original story and no one will give a shit if the lead is black.

Beisht Kione
Beisht Kione 1 year

Blacks get Ariel, hell, let them have the rest of European fairy tales too, and whites then dont have to pay reparations or be shamed for shit we didnt do, and we can all just move on. Deal? Everybody wins!

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 1 year

I keep seeing Halle Berry.

Booble Plus
Booble Plus 1 year

Walt Disney was right.

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

My main problem is the sexualization of a girl idol for young girls to look up to.

Isaiah Shane
Isaiah Shane 1 year

Yessssss!

VanityCulture_
VanityCulture_ 1 year

she's barely black. guaranteed ' not black enough for some'

Rocco Rattlebag
Rocco Rattlebag 1 year

Fuckin nerds on both side of the argument. Pc culture is retarded & it’s a kids movie. No winners. Just losers.

Andrew Colomy
Andrew Colomy 1 year

She is like 3 times too old.

Christopher Harris
Christopher Harris 1 year

Why aren't blacks upset? blacks don't get a new character all their own, they get our sloppy seconds. it confuses me why they are putting up with this.

Brandon Barnett
Brandon Barnett 1 year

This movie is of course culturally aporiate because we know that black people are native to Denmark. I am of course being sarcastic.

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