Actually, I do have a problem with a black Little Mermaid

Ashley Herzog
5 min readSep 15, 2022

Here’s why.

First, let me start by saying Halle Bailey, who plays Ariel in Disney’s live action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” is drop-dead gorgeous, and any straight, red-blooded American man vehemently opposed to seeing her in a seashell bikini is a nut. But let’s see…

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