We’re excited for the casting of the talented Halle Bailey slated to play Ariel in The Little Mermaid.
Sadly a lot of faux outrage and racism from Disney fans are upset that a Black actor is cast in the lead role.
In the latest #BGNPodcast episode, Angelica, Ryanne, and Jamie discuss the ridiculous controversy over the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live-action film The Little Mermaid.
Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Music by: Sammus
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online publication and multimedia space for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She is a member of the Critics Choice Association and executive producer of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast.