In response to the strong reaction of netizens, Rachel Zeglar – playing the live-action Snow White voice defended Halle Balley – the black actor playing The Little Mermaid.
Just yesterday, the actress who plays Snow White in the upcoming live-action Mouse House – Rachel Zegler was extremely angry about the harsh social media reaction involving her colleague Halle Balley, the actress. Black cast member will play the Little Mermaid Ariel in The Little Mermaid.
Specifically, one comment on Twitter reads:
“Disney, I think Rachel Zegler seems like a good fit for the role of Snow White even though we don’t have much in common, but Halle Bailey is definitely not the right fit for the Little Mermaid that I and many others have known. If you want you can give her a role in some Broadway musical about mermaids, not the Mermaid Ariel in the live-action.”
Immediately, actress Rachel Zegler was extremely angry, she responded to the comment:
“If you don’t support Halle, my friend, who I believe will be the best Mermaid, then you shouldn’t support any of us.”
Many comments countered that Rachel Zegle was too sensitive about the actor’s skin color. But actually, what they want to talk about is that Disney itself did not respect the original, the appearance of this character adaptation was too different from what the animated version showed before, so it created a wave of backlash. such fierce confrontation.
Some also warned Rachel Zeglar to be a little modest because her appearance is also considered disrespectful to the original for the role of Snow White.
Since Disney announced Halle Balley and Rachel Zeglar will be the Little Mermaid and Snow White respectively in the studio’s upcoming live-action adaptation, countless backlash and criticism have been generated. Most viewers think that Disney is not respecting the original and making unnecessary changes that make them feel difficult to understand.
One person commented:
“I don’t understand what the hell Disney is doing, they should have just distilled the most basic and quintessential things in the original to create a good movie, over here …”.
The Little Mermaid live-action (The Little Mermaid) is scheduled to be released in May 2023, followed shortly after by Snow White.
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