Disney has announced Halle Bailey will be playing Ariel in the upcoming live-action movie of The Little Mermaid! I am so excited. How great will it be for little girls to see another BLACK PRINCESS?! Hell, I’m excited to see it! Princess Tiana didn’t come out until 2009, and I was 13, so I didn’t really get into it. Bummer! It would’ve been great to have that type of representation.
I know there’s currently a lot of criticism going on regarding the actress being black. This isn’t very pleasant because a Danish author wrote the original story, but the (Disney) princess herself doesn’t exemplify being Danish. This story is not like Pocahontas, whose storyline revolves around her culture.
I can’t wait to see this movie in theaters! I’m so excited to have another film with a black princess to show my future daughter. Besides, does anyone remember Brandy as Cinderella? It was perfect, and I didn’t even question as a young child how Prince Charming was Asian with parents who were not. Plus, I’m happy that we will always have the animated Disney Ariel too. Here’s to seeing The Little Mermaid in live-action!
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I’m back to traveling, but cackling so hard writing this because our honeymoon was terrible 😂 I haven’t even heard of someone having a bad time in Hawaii, but here we are; nothing is impossible when it comes to me, which I’ve found easily swings both ways. We were looking forward to our honeymoon, especially…
Things I Would Do A Thousand Times Over On My Wedding Day
Wherever you’re at in your wedding planning journey, I hope this post will give you a few tips for your wedding! I hope you’re excited as I know I was for my wedding! Things don’t always go as planned, and despite our wedding hurdles, I wanted to share a few of my fabulous experiences through…
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