Halle Bailey Is “Truly In Awe” As Black Girls React To ‘The Little Mermaid’ Teaser

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Halle Bailey Is “Truly In Awe” As Black Girls React To ‘The Little Mermaid’ Teaser

From Deadline | Film by Armando Tinoco

Halle Bailey is the star of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. A teaser for the film directed by Rob Marshall was released during the D23 Expo and the reactions have been outstanding.

Parents have recorded their kids reacting to the short clip of Bailey singing “Part of Your World.” The trend that went viral on TikTok features Black girls watching the video and being surprised when seeing Bailey’s skin tone.

“She’s brown like me,” one girl said.

The reactions have moved people on social media showcasing that representation matters. Many fans started tagging Bailey and she ended up retweeting one of the supercut reaction videos shared online.

Photo Courtesy Disney

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