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

Parents have recorded their children reacting to the quick clip of Bailey singing “Part of Your World.” The development that went viral on TikTookay options Black ladies watching the video and being shocked when seeing Bailey’s pores and skin tone.

“She’s brown like me,” one woman stated.

The reactions have moved individuals on social media showcasing that illustration issues. Many followers began tagging Bailey and he or she ended up retweeting one of many supercut response movies shared on-line.

“individuals have been sending these reactions to me all weekend and that i’m in actually in awe. this implies the world to me,” Bailey tweeted.

At D23, Bailey talked about how particular it was she was solid to painting Ariel within the large display.

“Being just a little woman swimming within the pool, imagining I used to be a mermaid, I by no means imagined that will come to life,” she stated. “The three days filming ‘Part of Your World’ was probably the most lovely expertise of my life — feeling all the sentiments she feels, her ardour, discomfort, every thing she’s experiencing. It was so thrilling for me to play these feelings and to have Rob directing me and being such a shifting drive on this movie was actually an honor.”


The Little Mermaid relies on the 1989 animated movie from Disney with the live-action adaptation including new songs by unique composer Alan Menken, with lyrics by Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Watch The Little Mermaid trailer under.

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