The Best Twitter Reactions to ABC’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live

The Best Twitter Reactions to ABC’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live

Pop Culture

On Tuesday night, The Little Mermaid was brought to life on an ABC broadcast, starring Auli’l Cravalho as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, Shaggy as the sea crab Sebastian, Graham Philitwps portrayed Prince Eric, and finally, John Stamos brought Chef Louis to the stage. While a lot of effort clearly went into the production, the overall reaction was quite, well, mixed to say the least. Some loved it, others didn’t, but here are some of the funniest and best tweets that aired throughout the show! Let’s dive in and dredge them out from under the sea for your viewing pleasure. …

Halle Bailey Responds to ‘Little Mermaid’ Backlash

Halle Bailey Responds to ‘Little Mermaid’ Backlash

Book Culture

There was much controversy when 19-year-old singer and actress Halle Bailey was announced to play Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid back in early July.   Image Via Variety   While there were plenty of positive comments and praises for the young actress, many reacted with fervor and rage. The comments were largely racial, criticizing that Ariel should be white and red-headed, like the original animated movie, instead of being played by a black actress.   #NotMyAriel Let’s talk about it. pic.twitter.com/i76EvoCXc1 — Unicornkitty (@Unicornkittyari) July 6, 2019 @chloexhalle is NOT Ariel . #NotMyArial idgaf . Should …