Life is sweet here! Halle Bailey is getting her own Little Mermaid doll and we are here for it.
Bailey took to her social media to react to the Ariel doll, which was modeled after her.
“I have something really exciting to reveal to you all. I am going to cry,” Halle Bailey said in a video she shared on her social media.
“This is the new Little Mermaid doll! I am literally choking up because this means so much to me. And to have one that looks like me, that’s my favorite Disney character, is very surreal. And look, she even has my mole! See? And the hair, and the tail…I’m just stunned, so I don’t quite know what to do with it, but I’m going steal this and take it home.”
omg 💗the little girl in me is pinching herself right now ..i have my own Little Mermaid Ariel doll !!! I can’t believe how much she captures my version of this iconic character 💕brb gonna go cry now … pic.twitter.com/NKn0H0mssT
— Halle (@HalleBailey) March 6, 2023
Bailey continued to express her joy in her caption.
“Omg…the little girl in me is pinching herself right now ..I have my own Little Mermaid Ariel doll !!!” the actress wrote. “I can’t believe how much she captures my version of this iconic character…brb gonna go cry now.”
The Little Mermaid, just like many other original Disney movies, is getting revamped. There is more diversity involved as well as more empowering themes.
Known for being a classic from 1989, the live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid is being starred by Halle Bailey — who will play Ariel. Many Disney movie loyalists and the up-and-coming generation of Disney fans are looking forward to this new version of The Little Mermaid – and are as excited to buy this new doll. Take a look at what they’re saying:
me purchasing the yara shahidi as tinkerbell and halle bailey as ariel mattel dolls pic.twitter.com/OTwnUScqmX
— lilith (@eIektrarex) March 7, 2023
me with my all my halle bailey dolls. I ain’t playing 🤭 https://t.co/1vqYcELKAx pic.twitter.com/wou9rnzBX4
— DE'RON 🌱 (@deronworldtv) March 6, 2023
I love this so much, there was nothing like this when my daughter was little, had to go through all kinds of headaches trying to find representation in toys or just making them ourselves.
Halle Bailey unveils her own Ariel doll based on ‘The Little Mermaid.’ pic.twitter.com/Tzo2j8FAwH
— Terrence Daniels (Captain 🍀 Planet) (@Terrence_STR) March 6, 2023
I've never wanted a doll so bad more than Halle Bailey's Ariel doll 😭🧜🏾♀️🐚❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💘💝💖💗💓💞💕✨
— Miri 𓆉 / hextech before sextech! 🤖🔮✨ (@ofmungoteazer) March 7, 2023
Halle Bailey showing off the Little mermaid doll was so wholesome. Can’t wait for this movie 🧜♀️
— Tessa ✨ (@TessaSneyers) March 6, 2023
This type of representation was long overdue. It is great to know that the new generation will be able to identify with who’s looking back at them on the screen.
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