February 27, 2024 8:30 am

Halle Bailey Says Brandy's Cinderella Was a Big Inspiration for The Little Mermaid Role
Halle Bailey Says Brandy's Cinderella Was a Big Inspiration for The Little Mermaid Role

Halle Bailey Says Brandy’s Cinderella Was a Big Inspiration for The Little Mermaid Role

Disney’s remake of The Little Mermaid has introduced Halle Bailey as a new incarnation of Ariel, making her the newest Disney Princess. The representation she brings to the role with her casting has been very inspiring to countless children across the world, as seen in viral clips of young fans reacting to Bailey’s Ariel. For her part, Bailey feels very grateful to be in her position, as she recalls dreaming about becoming a Disney Princess in her own childhood, never expecting that it would actually one day happen. As she recently told Entertainment Tonight:

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​Halle Bailey says Brandy was “such a role model” for her and inspired her own performance as Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Read More