Trevor Noah Disses Halle
Racist Critique in The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid's Black Ariel has some "Internet Racists" outraged, but Trevor Noah says that their outrage is imaginary.
In response to racist criticism of Disney's live-action "The Little Mermaid."
Ariel, the mermaid princess, is played by musician Halle Bailey.
Trevor Noah has joined the increasing list of celebrities speaking out against it.
In response to certain fans' complaints that a Black actor is a leading man in the forthcoming film.
Really, folks, we're doing this again? asked Noah.
Noah disputed accusations that Bailey does not look like Ariel from the Disney animated film from 1989.
Nothing comparable The host remarked that they are similar in that they both have a tail and red hair.
Some netizens are upset that a black person is playing a fictitious character.
This is ridiculous, Noah continued. To be truthful, I'm not sure what the big deal is.