Halle Bailey, 19, was cast as Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid’ live-action movie

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As we heard earlier this week, casting choices are being firmed up for Disney's live-action version of The Little Mermaid. Apparently, Melissa McCarthy is in talks to play Ursula, which is a problem for Lizzo fans and Tituss Burgess fans. But here's a bigger problem: now Disney is actively shunning racist filmgoers. Can you imagine? Disney has cast Halle Bailey in the lead role of Ariel. Halle is the 19-year-old best known as one half of Chloe X Halle. She's also known as Halle Berry, because apparently people misread her name constantly. But she's an African-American girl from LA. And . . .
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