Results for - Disney's live-action Little Mermaid will star a black Ariel

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Disney’s forthcoming live-action Little Mermaid is set to star actress and singer Halle Bailey, of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle, as Ariel, Variety reports. That means that one of Disney’s most iconic princesses is going to look quite different. This Ariel will be black.

1. Disney casting a black actress has sparked controversy online, with many people thinking the actress should be white because the original mermaid was white. Do you agree the actress needs to be white because the cartoon was?

Yes
23%
727 votes
No
57%
1,763 votes
Undecided
20%
610 votes

2. Disney has many live action cartoon re-makes coming out, such as Aladdin, The Lion King and now The Little Mermaid. Do you enjoy watching or are you interested in watching these live action remakes?

Yes
44%
1,377 votes
No
56%
1,723 votes

3. If a person thinks that the actress should be white, do you consider this racist?

Yes
29%
901 votes
No
47%
1,442 votes
Undecided
24%
757 votes

4. Do you think Disney should make more live action movies like this where the main characters are people of color, so there is more representation in main stream media?

Yes
39%
1,218 votes
No
26%
794 votes
Undecided
35%
1,088 votes
07/15/2019 Movies 3152 128 By: Tellwut

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