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‘Snow White’ Actress Defends the ‘Little Mermaid’

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Halle Bailey, the actress playing Ariel the little mermaid in the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1989 film The Little Mermaid, has been receiving a lot of hate for playing “Black Ariel”. Bailey herself has responded to the negative opinions in a surprisingly positive way — but Bailey apparently has another Disney princess in her corner, too: Snow White! Rachel Zegler, ...

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‘Little Mermaid’ Actress Responds to ‘Black Ariel’ Criticisms

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When the new teaser trailer for the live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid was released earlier this month, responses were certainly mixed. Some Disney Fanatics loved seeing singer Halle Bailey in her Ariel costume, singing “Part of Your World” and showing off her vocal abilities. Others were ambivalent and preferred the original 1989 version of the mermaid Disney princess — ...

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You Can Win a Disney Trip With Jodi Benson

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Disney Legend Jodi Benson has been vocal about her everlasting love for the Walt Disney Company ever since the actress and singer first voiced Ariel the little mermaid in the 1989 movie The Little Mermaid. The Disney Legend recently visited Walt Disney World Resort in order to film some promotional material for the new MagicBand+ at Walt Disney World Resort’s Hollywood ...

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The Unofficial Disney Princess’ Spring Cleaning Guide

Spring is drawing to a close and summer is officially on its way. For many kids that means long-awaited vacations to Disney Parks, hours spent splashing in the pool pretending to be a little mermaid, and trips to the Park to climb a jungle gym like they’re the king of Pride Rock. But for us Disney moms, it means the ...

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Wealthy Disney Characters Valued Well Beyond Their Net Worth

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Walt Disney Entertainment has produced a wealth of characters throughout the years, many of whom have actively produced their very own wealth on screen. And while many of us may admittedly feel compelled to evaluate portrayals of rich folk with more objectionability than we would the meeker underdogs we love for what they lack (and make up for), Disney somehow ...

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‘American Idol’ Contestant Stuns With ‘Circle of Life’ Performance

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Although the main talking point from the recent Disney Night episode of ABC singing competition show American Idol was Katy Perry’s fall (i.e. the actress’s fall while wearing an unwieldy Little Mermaid costume for the episode), the performances of Disney songs were also a big highlight from the Disney-themed event — and a Lion King-inspired performance from contestant Christian Guardino ...

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Katy Perry Falls Down In Uncomfortable ‘Little Mermaid’ Costume

Any Katy Perry fan knows that the famous singer and American Idol judge is not afraid to embrace over-the-top looks or costumes for red carpets. However, the singer and performer also clearly likes to go all out for Disney Nights (which are fan-favorite nights on American Idol in which the contestants in the ABC singing competition show perform iconic Disney ...

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The Notable Dolittles of Disney

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Throughout the extensive history of Walt Disney Entertainment, we’ve had the pleasure of being introduced to multiple different kinds of talking animals. While some speaking creatures are able to converse due to having exceptional capabilities of their own, other animals remain within their normalized critter standards but find their voices, nevertheless, through onscreen interactions with some rather unique human companions. ...

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OpEd: ‘Turning Red’ Echoes Familiar Disney/Pixar Transformation Trends We’ve Seen Before

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People have praised the latest Disney-Pixar animated feature film, Turning Red (2022), for its originality and unique deliverance of a one-of-a-kind storyline. I agree that there are several novel aspects at work within the film, many of which we’ve yet to see play out in prior works of animation from Walt Disney Entertainment. One example is the way adolescence is ...

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The Best Disney Princess Red Carpet Looks

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It’s a treat every year when awards season rolls around in Hollywood; beautiful dresses, makeup looks, and entertaining celebrity interviews become everyday fodder for fans as blockbuster movies and indie dramas compete for accolades. Iconic red carpet looks and styles are the bread and butter of these celebrity events — but sometimes, outfits actually become famous for their similarity to ...

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