‘Little Mermaid’ Star Claps Back At Haters Who Think Ariel Shouldn’t Be Asian

When you think of Ariel, you probably picture a red-headed white girl who rocks a clamshell bra and tail like no other. But really, does it say anywhere that The Little Mermaid lead has to be white?

Nope.

But that hasn’t stopped people from talking smack about Diana Huey, the Asian American actress currently playing Ariel in the touring musical production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

She was chosen by casting directors for her acting and singing skills, but people can’t seem to...

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