Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash

E! Online | 7/10/2019 | Staff
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Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot.

Last week, debates were sparked online after it was announced that the singer of R&B duo Chloe x Halle, a black woman, will play Ariel. Critics maintain that the character should be white and red-headed like the 1989 animated character. Others accuse naysayers of simply being racist.

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Donald weighed in on Halle's casting in The Little Mermaid in an interview with E! News' Zuri Hall.

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