Check out this viral clip of Halle Bailey's Aunt and Granddad telling fans just how monumental 'The Little Mermaid' for their family.

  The 2023 version of The Little Mermaid will officially premiere in theaters everywhere today, May 26th. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). This rendition, featuring Disney’s first black princess in a live-action film, has Halle Bailey playing Ariel. Bailey opened up […]

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While Bailey has shared that she’s thrilled about the role, people wondered if she’d heard the criticisms from the naysayers.

As you’ve probably already heard by now, one of the biggest stories last week was the news that 19-year-old singer and actress Halle Bailey has been cast as Ariel in a live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.

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The hashtag "NotMyAriel" was trending because as Black actress was cast as the lead in "The Little Mermaid" remake, which prompted one news outlet to call her "colored."