Daveed Diggs Shares Huge Praise For Halle Bailey: “She’s Really, Really Special”
Written by B87FM on August 29, 2021
Clipping rapper Daveed Diggs praised his The Little Mermaid costar, Halle Bailey, in a brand new interview with Sirius XM Stars. Diggs is ready to look within the movie as Sebastian.
“I’m excited too, I haven’t seen something,” Diggs informed the outlet. “It’s not like Disney be giving me non-public screenings of nothing… Halle is a star. She’s actually, actually particular.”
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Bailey’s look would be the first time a Black lady has been forged for the position of Ariel. In response to the announcement, a vocal group of racist haters tried to start out a boycott of the movie utilizing the “#notmyariel” hashtag.
“I am simply grateful and I do not take note of the negativity,” Bailey stated on the time, relating to the hateful messages. “I simply really feel like this position is one thing larger than me and larger and it is gonna be stunning. I am simply so excited to be aside of it.”
The remainder of the forged contains Jonah Hauer-King, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy, Jacob Tremblay, and Awkwafina.
Along with The Little Mermaid, Bailey has appeared within the ABC sitcom Grown-ish and is one half of the R&B duo, Chloe x Halle, which she shaped together with her sister.