Parents recorded their children’s reactions to the short clip of Billy singing “Part of Your World”. The trend that went viral on TikTok shows black girls watching the video and are surprised when they see Bailey’s skin tone.
“She’s brown like me,” said one of the girls.
The reactions sparked people on social media to highlight the importance of acting. Several fans started tagging Bailey and she ended up retweeting one of the super reaction videos shared online.
“People have been sending me these reactions all weekend and I’m really in awe. It means the world to me,” Billy chirp.
People have been sending me these reactions all weekend and I’m really in awe ♥ It means the world to me https://t.co/cuKjKN8nxH
– Halle (@HalleBailey) September 12, 2022
At D23, Bailey talked about how special she was portraying Ariel on the big screen.
“Being a little girl swimming in the pool, I imagined I was a mermaid, I never imagined that would come to life,” she said. “The three days of filming ‘Part of Your World’ were the most beautiful experience of my life – feeling all the emotions you feel, their passions, their unease, everything you’re going through. It was so exciting for me to play out those feelings and have Rob guide me and be such a powerful force. In this film it was really an honor for me.”
the little Mermaid Based on the 1989 Disney animated film, new songs by original composer Alan Menken have been added, with lyrics by live action. HamiltonLin Manuel Miranda.
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